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Seite 294 - ALL the inventions that the world contains, Were not by reason first found out, nor brains ; But pass for theirs who had the luck to light Upon them by mistake or oversight.
Seite 84 - He that complies against his will, Is of his own opinion still ; Which he may adhere to, yet disown, For reasons to himself best known ; But 'tis not to b
Seite 34 - The world is naturally averse To all the truth it sees or hears, But swallows nonsense, and a lie, With greediness and gluttony...
Seite 74 - For those that fly may fight again, Which he can never do that's slain.
Seite 295 - COUNTRY that draws fifty foot of water, In which men live, as in the hold of Nature ; And when the sea does in upon them break, And...
Seite 8 - For loyalty is still the same Whether it win or lose the game ; True as the dial to the sun, Although it be not shin'd upon.
Seite 67 - To th' course of nature, but its own : The courage of the bravest daunt, And turn poltroons as valiant : For men as resolute appear, With too much as too little fear ; And, when they're out of hopes of flying, Will run away from death by dying ; Or turn again to stand it out, And those they fled, like lions, rout.
Seite 281 - IT is not poetry that makes men poor; For few do write that were not so before: And those that have writ best, had they been rich, Had ne'er been clapp'd with a poetic itch; Had...