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1  Health is the primary duty of life.
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2  Mr. Worthing has many troubles in his life.
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3  The most wonderful Bunbury I have ever had in my life.
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4  The happiness of more than one life depends on your answer.
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5  You have never behaved to me like a brother in all your life.
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6  You are the most earnest-looking person I ever saw in my life.
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7  If you are not too long, I will wait here for you all my life.
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8  Algy, you always adopt a strictly immoral attitude towards life.
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9  I keep a diary in order to enter the wonderful secrets of my life.
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10  The General was essentially a man of peace, except in his domestic life.
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11  Well, one must be serious about something, if one wants to have any amusement in life.
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12  I hope you have not been leading a double life, pretending to be wicked and being really good all the time.
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13  I never had a brother in my life, and I certainly have not the smallest intention of ever having one in the future.
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14  I should have remembered that when one is going to lead an entirely new life, one requires regular and wholesome meals.
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15  Gwendolen, it is a terrible thing for a man to find out suddenly that all his life he has been speaking nothing but the truth.
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16  It is the first time in my life that I have ever been reduced to such a painful position, and I am really quite inexperienced in doing anything of the kind.
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17  Brother John, I have come down from town to tell you that I am very sorry for all the trouble I have given you, and that I intend to lead a better life in the future.
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18  Well, I know, of course, how important it is not to keep a business engagement, if one wants to retain any sense of the beauty of life, but still I think you had better wait till Uncle Jack arrives.
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19  To be born, or at any rate bred, in a hand-bag, whether it had handles or not, seems to me to display a contempt for the ordinary decencies of family life that reminds one of the worst excesses of the French Revolution.
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