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    We can love an honest rogue, but what is more offensive than a false saint?
    Jessamyn West (1902–1984)

    It’s a warm wind, the west wind, full of birds’ cries;
    I never hear the west wind but tears are in my eyes.
    John Masefield (1878–1967)