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rigamarole

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Happiness comes more from loving than being loved; and often when our affection seems wounded it is only our vanity bleeding. To love, and to be hurt often, and to love again—this is the brave and happy life.
J.E Buckrose
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Noun

rigamarole

  1. Alternative spelling of rigmarole.

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  • (A date for this quote is being sought):Fyodor Dostoevsky, Crime and Punishment, part II, ch 4 (translated by Constance Garnett)
    A peasant called Dushkin, who keeps a dram-shop facing the house, brought to the police office a jeweller's case containing some gold ear-rings, and told a long rigamarole.

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