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Elegance has been halted for the duration
And may not be resumed again.
My own opinion is that [love] is felt most completely in marriage, or some comparable attachment of long duration. Love takes time ...
To finish the moment, to find the journey's end in every step of the road, to live the greatest number of good hours, is wisdom. I ...
Single look has drained the breast,
Single moment years confessed.
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Higher than the question of our duration is the question of our deserving. Immortality will come to such as are fit for it, and he ...
At first thy little being came:
If nothing once, you nothing lose,
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A beautiful sentence is beautiful, and a beautiful flower is beautiful, but their duration is nearly the same--a day, a century. N ...
In the marriage ceremony, that moment when falling in love is replaced by the arduous drama of staying in love, the words "for ric ...
... spinsterhood [is considered to be] an abnormality of small proportions and small consequence, something like an extra finger o ...
I mourn the safe and motherly old middle-class queen, who held the nation warm under the fold of her big, hideous Scotch-plaid sha ...
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