Horace Walpole Later Life - 1768���1788

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    Eighteen convicts being hanged in one day ... a woman was crying an account of their execution. A gentleman asked her why she said nineteen, when there had been but eighteen hanged? She replied, “Sir, I did not know you had been reprieved.”
    Horace Walpole (1717–1797)

    Justice is rather the activity of truth, than a virtue in itself. Truth tells us what is due to others, and justice renders that due. Injustice is acting a lie.
    —Horace Walpole (1717–1797)

    Our life without love is coke and ashes.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)