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But what is Hope? Nothing but the paint on the face of Existence; the least touch of truth rubs it off, and then we see what a hollow-cheeked harlot we have got hold of.

Cervantes smiled Spain's chivalry away.

Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.

Come, lay thy head upon my breast, And I will kiss thee into rest.

Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is passed in sleep.

Every day confirms my opinion on the superiority of a vicious life - and if Virtue is not its own reward I don't know any other stipend annexed to it.

Fair Greece! sad relic of departed worth! Immortal, though no more; though fallen great!

Fame is the thirst of youth.

Fare thee well! and if for ever, Still for ever, fare thee well.

Few things surpass old wine; and they may preach Who please, the more because they preach in vain, - Let us have wine and women, mirth and laughter, Sermons and soda-water the day after.

Folly loves the martyrdom of fame.

Fools are my theme, let satire be my song.

For in itself a thought, a slumbering thought, is capable of years, and curdles a long life into one hour.

For pleasures past I do not grieve, nor perils gathering near; My greatest grief is that I leave nothing that claims a tear.

For the night Shows stars and women in a better light.

For truth is always strange; stranger than fiction.

Friendship is Love without his wings!

Friendship may, and often does, grow into love, but love never subsides into friendship.

Gone - glimmering through the dream of things that were.

He was the mildest manner'd man That ever scuttled ship or cut a throat.

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