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BOOK OF QUOTATIONS.
1. Though absent, present in desires they be ;
DRAYTON. 2. Absence not long enough to root out quite All love, increases love at second sight.
T. May. 3.
Orway's Venice Preserved. 4.
There's not an hour
PROCTOR'S Mirandola. 5. What tender strains of passion can impart
of absence to an amorous heart !
6. When I think of my own native land,
In a moment I seem to be there;
CowPER. 7. Nor wife, nor children, more shall he behold, Nor friends, nor sacred home.
THOMSON. 8. Think'st thou that I could bear to part
From thee, and learn to halve my heart ?
Byron's Bride of Abydos. 9. Far I
Where no eye for me shall weep.
10. Tho' fate, my girl, may bid us part,
The soul it cannot, cannot sever ;
T. MOORE. 11. And canst thou think, because we part
Till some brief months have flown,
Which years have made thine own? 12. 'Tis hard to be parted from those
With whom we for ever could dwell;
MRS. OPIE. 13. When absent from her whom my soul holds most dear,
What a medley of passions invade!