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On the Pleasure of Hating (1826)
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If mankind had wished for what is right, they might have had it long ago.
For my own part, as I once said, I like a friend the better for having faults that one can talk about.
The dupe of friendship, and the fool of love; have I not reason to hate and to despise myself? Indeed I do; and chiefly for not having hated and despised the world enough.
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