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    And I shall sigh, when some will smile,
    To see thy love to every one
    Hath brought thee to be loved by none.
    —Sir Robert Ayton (1570–1638)

    Never say a humorous thing to a man who does not possess humour. He will always use it in evidence against you.
    Herbert, Sir Beerbohm (1853–1917)