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Aphra Behn (1640 – 1689)


Prolific Restoration dramatist and writer of amatory fiction.
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Aphra Behn
Come away; poverty's catching.
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Oh what a dear ravishing thing is the beginning of an Amour!
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Patience is a flatterer, sir, and an ass, sir.




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A brave world, sir, full of religion, knavery, and change: we shall shortly see better days.
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There's no sinner like a young saint.
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Each moment of the happy lover's hour is worth an age of dull and common life.
Aphra Behn
Faith, sir, we are here today, and gone tomorrow.
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Variety is the soul of pleasure.
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One hour of right-down love is worth an age of dully living on.
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No friend to Love like a long voyage at sea.
Aphra Behn
Nothing is more capable of troubling our reason, and consuming our health, than secret notions of jealousy in solitude.




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Love ceases to be a pleasure when it ceases to be a secret.
Aphra Behn
He that knew all that ever Learning writ,
Knew only this - that he knew nothing yet.
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