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Page 202 - ... that they would be discharged if they returned ; others had been desperate from the beginning, and comforted themselves with the homely proverb, that, being hung at all, they might as well be hung for a sheep as a lamb.
Page 229 - Any man who, in these days, chooses to invest his savings in business, whether on his own sole risk or in company with other adventurers, has no right to ask for pity if the project fail — if the boat sink. Ostensibly, he took his chance ; if the result be unfavourable to his hopes, he has no right to claim either sympathy or help. It...
Page 229 - If men are willing to listen to every pleasant tale, to believe any lie which is put on paper, to think that fortune will make an exception in their favour, cause the sun to stand still, and suspend all the ordinary laws of commerce for their benefit, they must take the consequences.