Go to now, you rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come on you.…
A Parisian gentleman who had educated his daughter Ninon for the gay world, on his death-bed thus addressed her, "Draw near, Ninon: you see that nothing more remains for me than the sad remembrance of those enjoyments which I am about to quit for ever. But, alas! my regrets are as useless as vain; you, who will survive me, must make the best of your precious time"
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