John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
(continued) Guillaume de Salluste Du Bartas. (15441590) 9353
To man the earth seems altogether No more a mother, but a step-dame rather. 1
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For where s the state beneath the firmament That doth excel the bees for government? 2
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A good turn at need, At first or last, shall be assurd of meed.
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There is no theam more plentifull to scan Than is the glorious goodly frame of man. 3
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These lovely lamps, these windows of the soul. 4
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Or almost like a spider, who, confind In her webs centre, shakt with every winde, Moves in an instant if the buzzing flie Stir but a string of her lawn canapie. 5
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Even as a surgeon, minding off to cut Some cureless limb,before in ure he put His violent engins on the vicious member, Bringeth his patient in a senseless slumber, And grief-less then (guided by use and art), To save the whole, sawes off th infested part.
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Two souls in one, two hearts into one heart. 6
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Which serves for cynosure 7 To all that sail upon the sea obscure.
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