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Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
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woods

  1. Plural form of wood.
  2. (uncountable) A dense collection of trees covering a relatively small area; smaller than a forest.
  3. (Military) For chemical behavior purposes, trees in full leaf (coniferous or medium-dense deciduous forests).

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One does not say "I was lost in the wood," but rather "I was lost in the woods."

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