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Bertha H. Buxton

  • Hunger, like conscience, is a stern monitor, and mostly tells us unpleasant truths.

  • It is surely one of the bitterest curses of that most torturing of all passions — jealousy — that it leads the sufferer persistently to seek, with craving eyes and ears, the sights and sounds that madden most.

  • I could never have survived being 'found out,' so I had to pay heavily. After all, that eleventh commandment is the only one that it is vitally important to keep in these days.

  • ... the eleventh commandment (thou shalt not be found out) is the only one that is virtually impossible to keep in these days.

Bertha H. Buxton, English writer

(1844 - 1881)