Alfred Cochrane

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Love is as much of an object as an obsession, everybody wants it, everybody seeks it, but few ever achieve it, those who do will cherish it, be lost in it, and among all, never... never forget it.
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Alfred Cochrane (26 January 1865-14 December 1948) was an accomplished cricketer, and subsequently made his name as a writer on sporting subjects and of light verse


  • Her reasoning is full of tricks
    And butterfly suggestions,
    I know no point to which she sticks;
    She begs the simplest questions,
    And, when her premises are strong
    She always draws her inference wrong.
    • Upon Lebia Arguing, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
  • I once admitted—to my shame—
    That football was a brutal game.
    Because She hates it.
    • To Anthea, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

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