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Beauty soon grows familiar to the lover,
Fades in his eye, and palls upon the sense.

Beauty soon grows familiar to the lover,
Fades in his eye, and palls upon the sense.

by Joseph Addison Found in: Beauty Quotes,
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Great Pompey's shade complains that we are slow,
And Scipio's ghost walks unavenged amongst us!

Great Pompey's shade complains that we are slow,
And Scipio's ghost walks unavenged amongst us!

by Joseph Addison Found in: Apparitions Quotes,
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But thou shall flourish in immortal youth,
Unhurt amidst the wars of elements,
The wrecks of matter, read more

But thou shall flourish in immortal youth,
Unhurt amidst the wars of elements,
The wrecks of matter, and the crush of worlds.

by Joseph Addison Found in: Soul Quotes,
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Nature does nothing without purpose or uselessly.

Nature does nothing without purpose or uselessly.

by Joseph Addison Found in: Nature Quotes,
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Why, a spirit is such a little, little thing, that I have heard
man, who was a great scholar, read more

Why, a spirit is such a little, little thing, that I have heard
man, who was a great scholar, say that he'll dance ye a hornpipe
upon the point of a needle.

by Joseph Addison Found in: Spirits Quotes,
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