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Henri: So be happy. You only find the right woman once.
Adam: That many times?
In France, and at the most important period of our history, Catherine de' Medici has suffered more from popular error than any oth ...
Henri IV's feet and armpits enjoyed an international reputation.
My verse forms are relatively traditional (traditions alter). In general they have moved away from strict classical patterns in th ...
Blessed be childhood, which brings down something of heaven into the midst of our rough earthliness.
Cleverness is serviceable for everything, sufficient for nothing.
Our true history is scarcely ever deciphered by others. The chief part of the drama is a monologue, or rather an intimate debate b ...
Action is only coarsened thought--thought becomes concrete, obscure, and unconscious.
Thought is a kind of opium; it can intoxicate us, while still broad awake; it can make transparent the mountains and everything th ...
Mutual repect implies discretion and reserve even in love itself; it means preserving as much liberty as possible to those whose l ...
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