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    Haste me to know it, that I with wings as swift
    As meditation, or the thoughts of love,
    May sweep to my revenge.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    The sisters, cousins, aunts, and niece,
    And widowed ma of Captain Reece,
    Attended there as they were bid;
    It was their duty, and they did.
    —Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)