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Remorse is a violent dyspepsia of the mind.
  --Ogden Nash, poet (1902-1971) 

(75:5.4) Upon the realization of what had happened, Serapatatia was overcome with consternation and beside himself with fear and remorse. The next day he drowned himself in the great river.

Frederic Ogden Nash (August 19, 1902 – May 19, 1971) was an American poet well known for his light verse. At the time of his death in 1971, the New York Times said his "droll verse with its unconventional rhymes made him the country's best-known producer of humorous poetry". Ogden Nash wrote over 500 pieces of comic verse. The best of his work was published in 14 volumes between 1931 and 1972.
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Dyspepsia (from the Greek δυσ- dys- and πέψις pepsis "digestion"), also known as indigestion, refers to a condition of impaired digestion.[1] It is a medical condition characterized by chronic or recurrent pain in the upper abdomen, upper abdominal fullness and feeling full earlier than expected when eating.[2] It can be accompanied by bloating, belching, nausea, or heartburn.

Had to look that one up. ;-)

Paula Thompson / 14-Jan-2013 02:11 PM