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You say that love is nonsense....I tell you it is no such thing. For weeks and months it is a steady physical pain, an ache about the heart, never leaving one, by night or by day a long strain on one's nerves like toothache or rheumatism, not intolerable at any one instant, but exhausting by its steady drain on the strength.

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Henry Adams

Henry Brooks Adams (February 16, 1838 - March 27, 1918) was an American novelist, journalist, historian and academic

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