Who Ever Loved That
Loved Not at First Sight?
It lies not in our power to
love or hate,
For will in us is overruled by fate.
are stripped, long ere the course begin,
We wish that one should
love, the other win,
And one especially do we affect
Of two gold
ingots, like in each respect.
The reason no man knows; let it suffice
What we behold is censured by our eyes.
Where both deliberate, the
love is slight,
Who ever loved, that loved not at first sight?
is, above all, the gift of oneself. - Jean Anouilh,
When I am sad and
weary. When I think all hope has gone.
When I walk along High Holborn,
I think of you with nothing on .
have most power to hurt us that we love. - Francis Beaumont