Quotations From WILLIAM COOKE TAYLOR

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    We have found that morals are not, like bacon, to be cured by hanging; nor, like wine, to be improved by sea voyages; nor, like honey, to be preserved in cells.
    William Cooke Taylor (1800-1849), Irish author. Remark, 1849. Quoted in James Walvin, Victorian Values, ch. 6 (1987).

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