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    For I verily, absent in body, but present in spirit, have judged
    already, as though I were present, concerning him that hath so
    done this deed, . . .

    by Bible Found in Absence Quotes,
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Absence is to love what wind is to a fire; it puts out the little, it kindles the great.

Absence is to love what wind is to a fire; it puts out the little, it kindles the great.

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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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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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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
the wind extinguishes candles and fans a fire.
[Fr., read more

Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as
the wind extinguishes candles and fans a fire.
[Fr., L'absence diminue les mediocres passions et augmente les
grandes, comme le vent eteint les bougies et allume le feu.]

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The absent are like children, helpless to defend themselves.

The absent are like children, helpless to defend themselves.

by Charles Reade Found in: Absence Quotes,
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Absences are a good influence in love and keep it bright and delicate.

Absences are a good influence in love and keep it bright and delicate.

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Days of absence, sad and dreary,
Clothed in sorrow's dark array,--
Days of absence, I am weary;
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Days of absence, sad and dreary,
Clothed in sorrow's dark array,--
Days of absence, I am weary;
She I love is far away.

by Jean-jacques Rousseau Found in: Absence Quotes,
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Ever absent, ever near;
Still I see thee, still I hear;
Yet I cannot reach thee, dear!

Ever absent, ever near;
Still I see thee, still I hear;
Yet I cannot reach thee, dear!

by Francis Kazincy Found in: Absence Quotes,
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