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  • Still we live meanly, like ants; though the fable tells us that we were long ago changed into men; like pygmies we fight with cranes; it is error upon error, and clout upon clout, and our best virtue has for its occasion a superfluous and evitable wretchedness.
  • Except in the boreal areas the breech-clout was nearly universal with men, and the cincture or short petticoat with women.
  • The shepherds are rustics of the Colin Clout type, and discuss the follies and corruptions around them.
 
 

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