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Hope! of all ills that men endure,
The only cheap and universal cure.

Hope! of all ills that men endure,
The only cheap and universal cure.

by Abraham Cowley Found in: Hope 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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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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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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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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Ah, yet, e'er I descend to th' grave,
May I a small House and a large Garden have.
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Ah, yet, e'er I descend to th' grave,
May I a small House and a large Garden have.
And a few Friends, and many Books both true,
Both wise, and both delightful too.
And since Love ne'er will from me flee,
A mistress moderately fair,
And good as Guardian angels are,
Only belov'd and loving me.

by Abraham Cowley Found in: Possession Quotes,
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Of all ills that one endures, hope is a cheap and universal cure.

Of all ills that one endures, hope is a cheap and universal cure.

by Abraham Cowley Found in: Inspirational Quotes,
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An harmless flaming meteor shone for hair,
And fell adown his shoulders with losse care.

An harmless flaming meteor shone for hair,
And fell adown his shoulders with losse care.

by Abraham Cowley Found in: Hair Quotes,
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Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in
overalls and looks like work.

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in
overalls and looks like work.

by Abraham Cowley Found in: Opportunity Quotes,
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For the whole world, without a native home,
Is nothing but a prison of larger room.

For the whole world, without a native home,
Is nothing but a prison of larger room.

by Abraham Cowley Found in: Home Quotes,
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