Quotation by Samuel Johnson

Fate wings with every wish th' afflictive dart,
Each gift of nature, and each grace of art,
Samuel Johnson (1709–1784), British writer. The Vanity of Human Wishes: The Tenth Satire of Juvenal Imitated (l. 15–16). . .

The Complete English Poems [Samuel Johnson]. J. D. Fleeman, ed. (1971) Penguin Books.
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