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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
  I am convinced that we have a degree of delight, and that no small one, in the real misfortunes and pains of others.
        Burke—The Sublime and Beautiful. Pt. I. Sec. 14.
  Man delights not me: no, nor woman neither, though, by your smiling, you seem to say so.
        Hamlet. Act II. Sc. 2. L. 321.
Why, all delights are vain; and that most vain,
Which with pain purchas’d, doth inherit pain.
        Love’s Labour’s Lost. Act I. Sc. 1. L. 72.
Their tables were stor’d full, to glad the sight,
And not so much to feed on as delight:
All poverty was scorn’d, and pride so great,
The name of help grew odious to repeat.
        Pericles. Act I. Sc. 4. L. 28.
These violent delights have violent ends
And in their triumph die, like fire and powder,
Which as they kiss consume.
        Romeo and Juliet. Act II. Sc. 6. L. 9.

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