ann patty phrases from the past

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In ancient Rome, love was considered a divine, as well as human, madness. Ovid tells hundreds of stories about gods who loved unwisely. For example: Apollo, who was so relentless in his pursuit of the unwilling Daphne that she asked her father to turn her into a tree to avoid his kisses. We've all been fools for love and reminding a brokenhearted friend (or ourselves) that even the masters of the universe have been in the same position may provide a bit of all-too-human comfort.