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Excerpt from The Colloquies of Desiderius Erasmus, Vol. 3 of 3: Concerning Men, Manners and Things
Mar. Because you look so horridly sad, sour, and slovenly; in short, you don't look at all like what you are called.
Pk. If they that have been a long Time in a Smith's Shop, commonly have a Dirty Face, do you wonder that I that have been so many Days with two Friends that were Sick, dying, and are now buried, should look a little more sad than I used to do, especially when they were both of them my very dear Friends?
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