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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
 
Le Sage
 
  Charity draws down a blessing on the charitable.  1
  Facts are stubborn things.  2
  On peut dire que son esprit brille aux dépens de sa mémoire—We may say his wit shines at the expense of his memory.  3
  One cannot help doing a good office when it comes in one’s way.  4
  The blanks as well as the prizes must be drawn in the cheating lottery of life.  5
  The pleasure of talking is the inextinguishable passion of woman, coeval with the act of breathing.  6
 
 
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