Quotes by Ovid

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Envy assails the noblest: the winds howl around the highest peaks.
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 jealousy  envy  

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There is more refreshment and stimulation in a nap, even of the briefest, than in all the alcohol ever distilled.
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 sleep  

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Medicine sometimes snatches away health, sometimes gives it.
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 medical  

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I hate a woman who offers herself because she ought to do so, and, cold and dry, thinks of her sewing when she's making love.
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 needlework  

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Venus favors the bold.
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 boldness  

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Ah me! love can not be cured by herbs.
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 love  

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It is some relief to weep; grief is satisfied and carried off by tears.
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 crying  grief  

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Whether they give or refuse, it delights women just the same to have been asked.
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 women  

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There is no such thing as pure pleasure; some anxiety always goes with it.
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 pleasure  

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Wine gives courage and makes men more apt for passion.
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 alcohol  wine  courage  passion  

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