Said to have been written on the wall of
his dungeon by Philip Strozzi, before killing
himself, when imprisoned by Cosmo I,
Grand Duke of Tuscany.
Ill—Revenge: Its Sweetness
I love a dire revenge:
Give me the man that will all others kill,
And last himself.
BEAUMONT AND FLETCHER, The Little French
Lawyer. Act iv, sc. 1.
Too many there be to whom a dead enemy
smells well, and who find musk and amber
SIR TH0MAs BROWNE, Christian Morals. Pt.
iii, sec. 12. See also under ENEMY.
Revenge is a luscious fruit which you
leave to ripen.
ÉMILE GABORIAU, File 113. Ch. 10.
'Tis sweet to love; but when with scorn
Revenge supplies the loss with joys as v"
GEORGE GRANVILLE, British Enchanters.
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