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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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George Wither. (1588–1667) (continued)
 
2252
    Though I am young, I scorn to flit
On the wings of borrowed wit.
          The Shepherd’s Hunting.
2253
    And I oft have heard defended,—
Little said is soonest mended.
          The Shepherd’s Hunting.
2254
    And he that gives us in these days
New Lords may give us new laws.
          Contented Man’s Morrice.
 
Thomas Hobbes. (1588–1679)
 
2255
    For words are wise men’s counters,—they do but reckon by them; but they are the money of fools.
          The Leviathan. Part i. Chap. iv.
2256
    No arts, no letters, no society, and which is worst of all, continual fear and danger of violent death, and the life of man solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short.
          The Leviathan. Part i. Chap. xviii.
 
Thomas Carew. (1595?–1639?)
 
2257
    He that loves a rosy cheek,
  Or a coral lip admires,
Or from star-like eyes doth seek
  Fuel to maintain his fires,—
As old Time makes these decay,
So his flames must waste away.
          Disdain Returned.
2258
    Then fly betimes, for only they
Conquer Love that run away.
          Conquest of Flight.
2259
    An untimely grave. 1
          On the Duke of Buckingham.
2260
    The magic of a face.
          Epitaph on the Lady S——.
 
Note 1.
An untimely grave.—Tate and Brady: Psalm vii. [back]
 

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