Fulke Greville quotes

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when this life is from the body fled,
To see it selfe in that eternall Glasse,
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Sweet Cupid's shafts, like destiny,
Doth causeless good or ill decree.
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The worth that worthiness should move
Is love, that is the bow of Love.
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In night when colours all to black are cast,
Distinction lost, or gone down with the light;
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Man, dreame no more of curious mysteries,
As what was here before the world was made,
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I bow'd not to thy image for succession,
Nor bound thy bow to shoot reformed kindness,
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Three things there be in man's opinion dear,
Fame, many friends, and fortune's dignities:
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And images of self-confusednesses
Which hurt imaginations only see--
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Hard-hearted minds relent and rigor's tears abound,
And envy strangely rues his end, in whom no fault was found.
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Silence augmenteth grief, writing increaseth rage,
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