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    How like a winter hath my absence been
    From thee, the pleasure of the fleeting year!
    What freezings have I felt, what dark days seen!
    What old December's bareness everywhere!

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Let no one be willing to speak ill of the absent.
[Lat., Absenti nemo ne nocuisse velit.]

Let no one be willing to speak ill of the absent.
[Lat., Absenti nemo ne nocuisse velit.]

by Sextus Propertius Found in: Absence Quotes,
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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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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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There is one pain I often feel, which you will never know. It is caused by the absence of you.

There is one pain I often feel, which you will never know. It is caused by the absence of you.

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The absent are always in the wrong.

The absent are always in the wrong.

by English Proverb Found in: Absence Quotes,
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No friend to Love like a long voyage at sea.

No friend to Love like a long voyage at sea.

by Aphra Behn Found in: Absence Quotes,
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What shall I do with all the days and hours
That must be counted ere I see thy face?
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What shall I do with all the days and hours
That must be counted ere I see thy face?
How shall I charm the interval that lowers
Between this time and that sweet time of grace?

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They are good that are away.

They are good that are away.

by Scottish Proverb Found in: Absence Quotes,
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