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Thursday, 18 January 2018
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"To plunder, to slaughter, to steal, these things they misname empire; and where they make a wilderness, they call it peace." (Tacitus, Publius Cornelius - Empire)

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Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned. - (Congreve, William - Anger)
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'Tis well enough for a servant to be bred at an University. But the education is a little too pedantic for a gentleman. - (Congreve, William - Colleges and Universities)
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I find we are growing serious, and then we are in great danger of being dull. - (Congreve, William - Conversation)
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In my conscience I believe the baggage loves me, for she never speaks well of me herself, nor suffers any body else to rail at me. - (Congreve, William - Critics and Criticism)
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They come together like the Coroner's Inquest, to sit upon the murdered reputations of the week. - (Congreve, William - Gossip)
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Invention flags, his brain goes muddy, and black despair succeeds brown study. - (Congreve, William - Inspiration)
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Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life. - (Congreve, William - Joy)
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If there's delight in love, 'Tis when I see that heart, which others bleed for, bleed for me. - (Congreve, William - Love)
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Grief walks upon the heels of pleasure; married in haste, we repent at leisure. - (Congreve, William - Marriage)
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Music has charms to soothe the savage beast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak. - (Congreve, William - Music)
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Blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, and though a late, a sure reward succeeds. - (Congreve, William - Rewards)
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I know that's a secret, for it's whispered everywhere. - (Congreve, William - Secrets)
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A wit should no more be sincere, than a woman constant; one argues a decay of parts, as to other of beauty. - (Congreve, William - Sincerity)
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