Seek not to know what must not be reveald; Joys only flow where Fate is most conceald; Too busie Man woud find his Sorrows more, If future Fortunes he shoud know before; For by that knowledge of his Destiny He would not live at all, but always die. Dryden.The Indian Queen, Act III. Scene 1.
1. You remember who encouraged me to love, and promisd me his assistance? 2. Ay, while there was Hope, Frank, while there was Hope; but theres no contending with ones destiny. Dryden.Evenings Love, Act II. Scene 1.