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The Roman, indeed, is not only famous for his bad language, but for his out- spokenness in all directions: he tells you just what he thinks of you, and will by no means conceal his own humble origin when he becomes a great man; he will not insist that his ancestor was a count or at least a baron as an Italian from another province might do. ” Rome, - Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker Hope Malleson.
Many of our most illustrious families have been indebted to the exertions or the genius of some humble ancestor Curiosities of Impecuniosity, - H. G. Somerville.

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