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Poverty is often concealed in splendor, and often in extravagance. It is the task of many people to conceal their neediness from others. Consequently they support themselves by temporary means, and everyday is lost in contriving for tomorrow.

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Dr. Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) was an English critic, poet and essayist.

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