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They took their meals together...

They took their meals together; and it was remarked on such occasions, when the friendship of animals is put to a hard test, that they never quarrelled or disputed the possession of a favourite fruit with each other.

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Their elegant shape, showy col...

Their elegant shape, showy colours, and slow, sailing mode of flight, make them very attractive objects, and their numbers are so great that they form quite a feature in the physiognomy of the forest, compensating for the scarcity of flowers.

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The city and province were giv...

The city and province were given up to anarchy; the coloured people, elated with victory, proclaimed the slaughter of all whites, except the English, French, and American residents.

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The people were simpler, more ...

The people were simpler, more peaceable and friendly in their manners and dispositions; and assassinations, which give the southern provinces so ill a reputation, were almost unknown.

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It was with deep interest that...

It was with deep interest that my companion and myself, both now about to see and examine the beauties of a tropical country for the first time, gazed on the land where I, at least, eventually spent eleven of the best years of my life.

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Besides alligators, the only a...

Besides alligators, the only animals to be feared are the poisonous serpents. These are certainly common enough in the forest, but no fatal accident happened during the whole time of my residence.

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You can time a part perfectly ...

You can time a part perfectly and play it badly. And some people have very individual offbeat timing, which is their own. It works simply because they are who they are.

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Occasionally I do things again...

Occasionally I do things against my inner voice, but you really should go for the thing that touches you most-even if you don't quite know why it does.

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No film should try to follow a...

No film should try to follow a trend, and do what film people think the public wants. There's no such thing as knowing what the public wants.

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I've never believed much in th...

I've never believed much in that holding hands kind of love. I've always thought that love is about two different personalities trying to confront life, trying to make sense of their responsibilities, to themselves, to each other, and to the wider society.

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I think in every generation th...

I think in every generation there's a certain amount of, not awe exactly, but that sort of awareness of other people's achievements.

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I have always tried to work ac...

I have always tried to work according to what affects me, to a script that I like because it touches me in some way, without deliberately pursuing a commercial career or a particular image.

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I do believe in living out you...

I do believe in living out your own time, unless it's absolutely impossible, which it is for some people.

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But, you know, as you get olde...

But, you know, as you get older, my God, the parts get more varied. There's a lot of fun to be had doing a lot of different things.

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