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Page 91 - Work with a definite purpose ! Therein lay his salvation. Work, the master which sometimes may seem a cruelly exacting one, but which in the long run confers the most satisfying rewards. Work! The solvent of all sorrows and the bestower of the most lasting happiness.
Page 51 - I got to thinking of it this morning while dressing, and I haven't been able to think of anything else since.
Page 32 - I have nervous prostration for fear he may tearfully inform me that the firm and I have come to a parting of the ways, and that henceforth they will try to struggle along alone.
Page 44 - You and everybody around here have been kind to me and I don't want to seem ungrateful, but I can't do what you suggest. I don't want to succeed that way.