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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
On morning wings how active springs the mind
That leaves the load of yesterday behind!
How easy every labour it pursues!
        Pope.—Book II. Sat. II. Line 82.
        If all the world
Should in a fit of temperance feed on pulse,
Drink the clear stream, and nothing wear but frieze,
The All-giver would be unthank’d, would be unpraised;
Not half his riches known, and yet despised;
And we should serve him as a grudging master,
As a penurious niggard of his wealth;
And live like nature’s bastards, not her sons.

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