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Fear is an ague, that forsakes
And haunts, by fits, those whom it takes;
And they'll opine read more

Fear is an ague, that forsakes
And haunts, by fits, those whom it takes;
And they'll opine they feel the pain
And blows they felt, to-day, again.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Fear Quotes,
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And force them, though it was in spite
Of Nature and their stars, to write.

And force them, though it was in spite
Of Nature and their stars, to write.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Authorship Quotes,
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So justice while she winks at crimes,
Stumbles on innocence sometimes.

So justice while she winks at crimes,
Stumbles on innocence sometimes.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Justice Quotes,
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Sure 'tis an orthodox opinion,
That grace is founded in dominion.

Sure 'tis an orthodox opinion,
That grace is founded in dominion.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Opinion Quotes,
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Shear swine, all cry and no wool.

Shear swine, all cry and no wool.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Swine Quotes,
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