En ge ne ral, plus un peuple est civilise , poli, moins ses moeurs sont poe
tiques; tout s'affaiblit en s'adoucissant. Ingeneral, themore
civilized and refinedthepeople, the less poetic are its
morals; everything weakens as it mellows.
ge, plus, peuple, civilise, poli, moins, moeurs, poe, tout
A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edge tool that grows keener with constant use.
tart, temper, never, age, sharp, tongue, edge, tool, grows
With years a richer life begins, The spirit mellows: Ripe age gives tone to violins, Wine, and good fellows.
years, richer, life, spirit, Ripe, age, gives, tone, violins
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