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    The sick do not ask if the hand that smoothes their pillow is pure, nor the dying care if the lips that touch their brow have known the kiss of sin.
    Oscar Wilde (1854–1900)

    Oh, duty is what one expects from others, it is not what one does oneself.
    —Oscar Wilde (1854–1900)

    For with this desire of physical beauty mingled itself early the fear of death—the fear of death intensified by the desire of beauty.
    Walter Pater 1839–1894, British writer, educator. originally published in Macmillan’s Magazine (Aug. 1878)