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    With what a deep devotedness of woe
    I wept thy absence--o'er and o'er again
    Thinking of thee, still thee, till thought grew pain,
    And memory, like a drop that, night and day,
    Falls cold and ceaseless, wore my heart away!

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Absence from whom we love is worse than death.

Absence from whom we love is worse than death.

by William Cowper 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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But when he (man) shall have been taken from sight, he quickly
goes also out of mind.
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But when he (man) shall have been taken from sight, he quickly
goes also out of mind.
[Lat., Cum autem sublatus fuerit ab oculis, etiam cito transit a
mente.]

by Thomas A. Kempis Found in: Absence Quotes,
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Absence doth sharpen love, presence strengthens it; the one brings fuel, the other blows it till it burns clear.

Absence doth sharpen love, presence strengthens it; the one brings fuel, the other blows it till it burns clear.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Absence Quotes,
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Where'er I roam, whatever realms to see,
My heart untravelled, fondly turns to thee;
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Where'er I roam, whatever realms to see,
My heart untravelled, fondly turns to thee;
Still to my brother turns, with ceaseless pain,
And drags at each remove a lengthening chain.

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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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Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; every little absence is an age.

Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; every little absence is an age.

by John Dryden 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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I dote on his very absence.

I dote on his very absence.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Absence Quotes,
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