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'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.

'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Loss Quotes,
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She that with poetry is won,
Is but a desk to write upon;
And what men say read more

She that with poetry is won,
Is but a desk to write upon;
And what men say of her they mean
No more than on the thing they lean.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Wooing Quotes,
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Nick Machiavel had ne'er a trick
(Though he gave his name to our Old Nick).

Nick Machiavel had ne'er a trick
(Though he gave his name to our Old Nick).

by Samuel Butler Found in: Devil Quotes,
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Videlicit,
That each man swore to do his best
To damn and perjure all the rest.

Videlicit,
That each man swore to do his best
To damn and perjure all the rest.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Resolution Quotes,
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Authority is never without hate.

Authority is never without hate.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Authority Quotes,
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