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...buttons all on.
Your idea of Misery?--Breaking an egg in your pocket.
What is your _bete noire_?--(What is my which?)
What do you most dread?--Exposure.
What do you believe to be your Distinguishing Characteristic?--Hunger.
What is the Sublimest Passion of which human nature is capable?--Loving your sweetheart's enemies.
What are the Sweetest Words in the world?--"Not Guilty."
What is your Aim in Life?--To endeavour to be absent when my time comes.
What is your Motto?-Be virtuous and you will be eccentric.
ANGLING CHEER [Sidenote: _Izaak Walton_]
Let me tell you, Scholar, that Diogenes walked on a day, with his friend, to see a country fair; where he saw ribbons, and looking-glasses, and nut-crackers, and fiddles, and hobby-horses, and many other gimcracks; and, having observed them, and all the other finnimbruns that make a complete country-fair, he said to his friend, "Lord, how many things are there in this world of which Diogenes hath no need!" And truly it is so, or might be... Twain, Mark
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