It provokes the desire but it takes away the performance. Therefore much drink may be said to be an equivocator with lechery: it makes him and it mars him; it sets him on and it takes him off.
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Lord, Lord, how subject we old men are to this vice of lying!
The robbed that smiles, steals something from the thief.
The course of true love never did run smooth.
The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their...
Now, good digestion wait on appetite, and health on both!
To do a great right do a little wrong.
We are merely cheated of our lives by drunkards
Go to your bosom: Knock there, and ask your heart what it doth know
A light heart lives long
As flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods; they kill us for their...
They do not love that do not show their love. The course of true love...
The painful warrior famous for fight, After a thousand victories, once foil'd, Is from the...
Our thoughts are ours, their ends none of our own
Literature is a comprehensive essence of the intellectual life of a nation.
A man cannot make him laugh; but that's no marvel; he drinks no wine
Let me embrace thee, sour adversity, for wise men say it is the wisest course.
I am not bound to please thee with my answer.
My nature is subdued to what it works in, like the dyer's hand
Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on...
Nature is an infinite sphere whose center is everywhere and whose circumference is nowhere