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Poets by Death are conquer'd but the wit
Of poets triumphs over it.

Poets by Death are conquer'd but the wit
Of poets triumphs over it.

by Abraham Cowley Found in: Poets Quotes,
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Words that weep, and tears that speak.

Words that weep, and tears that speak.

by Abraham Cowley Found in: Tears Quotes,
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What shall I do to be forever known,
And make the age to come my own?

What shall I do to be forever known,
And make the age to come my own?

by Abraham Cowley Found in: Fame Quotes,
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Money was made, not to command our will,
But all out lawful pleasure to fulfil.
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Money was made, not to command our will,
But all out lawful pleasure to fulfil.
Shame and woe to use, if we our wealth obey;
The horse doth with the horseman run away.

by Abraham Cowley Found in: Money Quotes,
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The thirsty Earth soaks up the Rain,
And drinks, and gapes for Drink again;
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The thirsty Earth soaks up the Rain,
And drinks, and gapes for Drink again;
The Plants suck in the Earth and are
With constant Drinking fresh and fair.

by Abraham Cowley Found in: Drinking Quotes,
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