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Money was made, not to command our will, But all our lawful pleasures to fulfill. Shame and woe to us, read more

Money was made, not to command our will, But all our lawful pleasures to fulfill. Shame and woe to us, if we our wealth obey; The horse doth with the horseman away.

by Abraham Cowley Found in: Money Quotes, Shame Quotes,
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The thirsty Earth soaks up the Rain,
And drinks, and gapes for Drink again;
The Plants suck read more

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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We griev'd, we sigh'd, we wept; we never blushed before.

We griev'd, we sigh'd, we wept; we never blushed before.

by Abraham Cowley Found in: Blushes 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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