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J. Dodsley., 1880
 

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Página 355 - A boy threw stones : he picked them up and stored them in his vest; So tottered, muttered, mumbled he, till he died, perhaps found rest. " Is there a reason in nature for these hard hearts ? " O Lear, That a reason out of nature must turn them soft, seems clear ! IVAN IVANOVITCH.
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