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Those who build beneath the stars build too low.

Those who build beneath the stars build too low.

by Edward Young Found in: Life Quotes,
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Give me, indulgent gods! with mind serene,
And guiltless heart, to range the sylvan scene;
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Give me, indulgent gods! with mind serene,
And guiltless heart, to range the sylvan scene;
No splendid poverty, no smiling care,
No well-bred hate, or servile grandeur, there.

by Edward Young Found in: Satisfaction Quotes,
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'Tis impious in a good man to be sad.

'Tis impious in a good man to be sad.

by Edward Young Found in: Sadness Quotes,
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A partial world will list to my lays,
While Anna reigns, and sets a female name
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A partial world will list to my lays,
While Anna reigns, and sets a female name
Unrival'd in the glorious lists of fame.

by Edward Young Found in: Royalty Quotes,
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A dearth of words a woman need not fear;
But 'tis a task indeed to learn to hear:
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A dearth of words a woman need not fear;
But 'tis a task indeed to learn to hear:
In that the skill of conversation lies;
That shows and makes you both polite and wise.

by Edward Young Found in: Conversation Quotes,
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Then lady Cynthia, mistress of the shade,
Goes, with the fashionable owls, to bed.

Then lady Cynthia, mistress of the shade,
Goes, with the fashionable owls, to bed.

by Edward Young Found in: Owls Quotes,
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O how loud
It calls devotion! genuine growth of night!
Devotion! daughter of Astronomy!
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O how loud
It calls devotion! genuine growth of night!
Devotion! daughter of Astronomy!
As undevout Astronomer is mad.

by Edward Young Found in: Astronomy Quotes,
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Like our shadows, Our wishes lengthen as our sun declines.

Like our shadows, Our wishes lengthen as our sun declines.

by Edward Young Found in: Shadow Quotes,
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Has death his fopperies?

Has death his fopperies?

by Edward Young Found in: Foppery Quotes,
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Fond man! the vision of a moment made!
Dream of a dream! and shadow of a shade!

Fond man! the vision of a moment made!
Dream of a dream! and shadow of a shade!

by Edward Young Found in: Visions Quotes,
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