[The Bible's "it's Better To Give Than Receive" Was Not The Raving Of A Lunatic. It Goes Back To A Recurring Theme That I've Found In Almost All My Experiments: Behaviour Shapes Your Thoughts. My Brain Sees Me Giving A Gift To Julie. My Brain Concludes I Must Really Love Her. I Love Her All The More. Which Means I'm Happier In My Relationship, If A Bit Poorer.]

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"The uncommon abilities and fortune of Severus have induced an elegant historian to compare him with the first and greatest of the Cæsars. The parallel is, at least, imperfect. Where shall we find, in the character of Severus, the commanding superiority of the soul, the generous clemency, and the various genius, which could reconcile and unite the love of pleasure, the thirst of knowledge, and the fire of ambition? ⁴⁴⁴⁴ Though it is not, most assuredly, the intention of Lucan to exalt the character of Cæsar, yet the idea he gives of that hero, in the tenth book of the Pharsalia, where he describes him, at the same time making love to Cleopatra, sustaining a siege against the power of Egypt, and conversing with the sages of the country, is, in reality, the noblest panegyric." - Author: Edward Gibbon

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