Quotation by Samuel Johnson

Loosened from the minor's tether;
Free to mortgage or to sell,
Wild as wind, and light as feather
Bid the slaves of thrift farewell.
Samuel Johnson (1709–1784), British writer. A Short Song of Congratulation (l. 5–8). . .

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