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    Both equal hurt, in this change sought our bliss:
    My true love hath my heart and I have his.
    —Sir Philip Sidney (1554–1586)

    When Sir Robert Walpole was dying, he told Ranby his surgeon that he desired his body might be opened. Ranby acting great horror cried, “Good God, my Lord, don’t talk of that!” “Nay,” said Sir Robert, “it will not be till I am dead, and that I shall not feel it—nor you neither.”
    Horace Walpole (1717–1797)

    I don’t think a prostitute is more moral than a wife, but they are doing the same thing.
    —Prince Philip (b. 1921)

    Is constant love deemed there but want of wit?
    —Sir Philip Sidney (1554–1586)