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Sydney Smith

Sydney Smith (3 June 1771 – 22 February 1845) was an English writer and Anglican cleric.

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    My idea of heaven is eating paté de foie gras to the sound of trumpets.
    Sydney Smith (1771–1845)

    You can’t appreciate home till you’ve left it, money till it’s spent, your wife till she’s joined a woman’s club, nor Old Glory till you see it hanging on a broomstick on the shanty of a consul in a foreign town.
    O. Henry [William Sydney Porter] (1862–1910)

    Our love is old, our lives are old,
    And death shall come amain:
    Should it come today, what man may say
    We shall not live again?
    —Langdon Smith (1858–1908)