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(About Happiness, Sadness, Superstitions)

Chastity is a monkish and evangelical superstition, a greater foe to natural temperance even than unintellectual sensuality it strikes at the rootof all domestic happiness, and consigns more than half of the human race to misery.


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All love is sweet, Given or returned. Common as light is love, And its familiar voice wearies not ever. ...... They who inspire it most are fortunate, As I am now but those who feel it most Are happier still.
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The secret Strength of things
Which governs thought, and to the infinite dome
Of Heaven is as a law, inhabits thee!
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Soft mossy lawns
Beneath these canopies extend their swells,
Fragrant with perfumed herbs, and eyed with blooms
Minute yet beautiful.
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His fine wit Makes such a wound, the knife is lost in it.
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There is no real wealth but the labor of man.
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