The best of men have ever loved repose: They hate to mingle in the filthy fray; Where the soul sours, and gradual rancour grows, Imbitter'd more from peevish day to day.
Nothing is as peevish and pedantic as men's judgements of one another.
His worst fault is, that he is given to prayer; he is something peevish that way; but nobody but has his fault; but let that pass.william shakespeare
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