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    What, then, does a chaste girl do?
    She does not offer, yet she does not say “No.”
    Marcus Valerius Martial (c. 40–104)

    I do not like you, Sabidius; I cannot say why.
    This only can I say: I do not like you.
    —Marcus Valerius Martial (c. 40–104)

    To a surprising extent the war-lords in shining armour, the apostles of the martial virtues, tend not to die fighting when the time comes. History is full of ignominious getaways by the great and famous.
    George Orwell (1903–1950)

    No failure in America, whether of love or money, is ever simple; it is always a kind of betrayal, of a mass of shadowy, shared hopes.
    —Greil Marcus (b. 1945)

    Ye Cupids, droop each little head,
    Nor let your wings with joy be spread:
    My Lesbia’s favourite bird is dead,
    Whom dearer than her eyes she loved.
    Catullus [Gaius Valerius Catullus] (84–54 B.C.)