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Bertha H. Buxton

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

Bertha H. Buxton, Jenny of 'The Prince's' (1876)

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"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."

Bertha H. Buxton, Jenny of 'The Prince's' (1876)

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"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."

Bertha H. Buxton, Jenny of 'The Prince's' (1876)

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"... 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, Jenny of 'The Prince's' (1876)

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Bertha H. Buxton, English writer
(1844 - 1881)