I have a notion that gamblers are as happy as most people being always excited, women wine fame the table even ambition sate now and then but every turn of the card and cast of the dice keeps the gambler alive -- besides one can game ten times longer than one can do any thing else.

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The lapse of ages changes all things - time language the earth the bounds of the sea the stars of t

The lapse of ages changes all things - time, language, the earth, the bounds of the sea, the stars of the sky, and every thing "about around and underneath" man, except man himself.

Maidens like moths are ever caught by glare And Mammon wins his way where seraphs might despair

Maidens like moths are ever caught by glare, And Mammon wins his way where seraphs might despair.

Absence - that common cure of love.

Absence - that common cure of love.

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    He who would travel happily must travel light.

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