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It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow. Options
Daemon
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It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616)
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Every joy contains some sorrow. Every sorrow contains some joy. Life tempers itself.

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Daemon wrote:
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616)


It is a pity. But the vessel is far too poky for grand felicities to take in comfortably... Too little, too quick. Sorry.
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Forgive and forget......
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The quotation is from Don Quixote. It's about how the wind was just right for their ship to travel to Spain but then they had to be met by another ship that fired on them and robbed them.
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Don Quixote: a great reason to read works not originally written in English. Regarded as one of the greatest novels ever written. I laughed out loud on more than one occasion while reading. Their night of terror, cowering at a mysterious loud noise, which turned out to be the local mill. I loved this book. Applause

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Don Quixote is one of the greatest spanish novels. I have the fortune of be capable to read this masterpiece in spanish lenguage and it is really fantastic.
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Applause
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I have read Don Quixote in English, and find it a real life saga full of laughter and tears - felicity and sorrow mixed just as in real life. Unhappiness and challenges in life serve to make human being grow spiritually and become more compassionate toward others in any part of this planet Earth.
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Daemon wrote:
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616)


All felicity, if pure, must come tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow anticipating the reality of its flight. It makes felicity precious and bearable.

In another sense, the mixture of sorrow tempers felicity to withstand the reality of its temporal nature. It makes it hardened before the loss.

But do not tamper with the temporariness of felicity. Anxious
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