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Deborah Brown

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Better than a lover's heart, the immortality of a name. 
Love versus Fama, the goddess, with her long purple nails,
her sweeping cloak, her memories of Caesar, Alexander,
the wolves on seven hills.  

Even better than love, fame, for as long as there is illness.  
I see that if I had discovered Cushing's disease