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    They soon became like brothers from community of wrongs;
    They wrote each other little odes and sang each other songs;
    They told each other anecdotes disparaging their wives;
    On several occasions, too, they saved each other’s lives.
    —Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)

    Before and After. Yes, with a little work, they can be saved. It is the present, the immediate moment—the During—that is doomed.
    —William Gass (b. 1924)