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I dote on his very absence, and I wish them a fair departure.

I dote on his very absence, and I wish them a fair departure.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Absence Quotes,
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Is not absence death to those who love?

Is not absence death to those who love?

by Alexander Pope Found in: Absence Quotes,
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Wives in their husbands' absences grow subtler,
And daughters sometimes run off with the butler.

Wives in their husbands' absences grow subtler,
And daughters sometimes run off with the butler.

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Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as wind extinguishes candles and fans a fire.

Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as wind extinguishes candles and fans a fire.

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Oft in the tranquil hour of night,
When stars illume the sky,
I gaze upon each orb read more

Oft in the tranquil hour of night,
When stars illume the sky,
I gaze upon each orb of light,
And wish that thou wert by.

by George Linley Found in: Absence Quotes,
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I dote on his very absence.

I dote on his very absence.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Absence Quotes,
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Condemned whole years in absence to deplore,
And image charms he must behold no more.

Condemned whole years in absence to deplore,
And image charms he must behold no more.

by Alexander Pope Found in: Absence Quotes,
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The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.

The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.

by Benjamin Franklin Found in: Absence Quotes,
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Among the defects of the bill [Lord Derby's] which are numerous,
one provision is conspicuous by its presence and read more

Among the defects of the bill [Lord Derby's] which are numerous,
one provision is conspicuous by its presence and another by its
absence.

by Lord John Russell (1) Found in: Absence Quotes,
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