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  1. Apparently the steamer had been signalling for the last hour to the effect that she was going, that the weather was bad and the sea rough outside, and that she would not venture to stay and dispatch her cargo- none of which facts the deaf and decrepit old Jew had grasped. - "In the Tail of the Peacock" by Isabel Savory
  2. There is more work in plenty for them to do, if they could but live; and it seems shocking and sad, at least to him who loves his country and his kind, that, just as men have grown old enough to be of use, when they have learnt to conquer their passions, when their characters are formed, when they have gained sound experience of this world, and what man ought and can do in it,- just as, in fact, they have become most able to teach and help their fellow- men,- that then they are to grow old, and decrepit, and helpless, and fade away, and die just when they are most fit to live, and the world needs them most. - "The Water of Life and Other Sermons" by Charles Kingsley
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