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aphorism
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The House of Mirth
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  • Nothing could have been less consonant with Selden’s mood than Van Alstyne’s after-dinner aphorisms, but as long as the latter confined himself to generalities his listener’s nerves were in control.

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  • She often quotes St. Augustine’s aphorism, "Love the sinner and hate the sin."
  • He shared his latest aphorism: "Don’t let go too soon, but don’t hang on too long."
    Mitch Albom  --  Tuesdays with Morrie

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