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Various Delights

I have devoted my energies to the study of the scripture . . . study, teaching, and writing have always been my delight. [Bede]

A source of delight is the finding out.

To delight a child with something that once delighted yourself, equals true delight.

Something that has been a source of moderate delight to me is ideas I get to rhyme.

Books should to one of these fours ends conduce, for wisdom, piety, delight, or use. [John Denham]

When you are sorrowful, look in your heart that you may see you are weeping for that which has been a delight. [Cf. Kahlil Gibran]

Vice [soon] turns delight itself to punishment. [Cf. Ben Jonson]

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