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    The history of American politics is littered with bodies of people who took so pure a position that they had no clout at all.
    —Ben C. Bradlee (b. 1921)

    For of fortunes sharp adversitee
    The worst kynde of infortune is this,
    A man to han ben in prosperitee,
    And it remembren, whan it passed is.
    Geoffrey Chaucer (1340–1400)