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Critical Minute

These minutes are not less decisive in love than in war; and in both it is of the greatest importance to seize them: once missed, they seldom return.

In the mouth of a lover, who understands the love-language, Is there no seeing you for a minute? signifies, “Am I never to obtain one of those delicious quarters of an hour in which love gets uppermost, when reason leave the field to it, and virtue takes a nap? Shall I never hear the critical minute strike?”