Robert Burton quotes

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One was never married, and that's his hell; another is, and that's his plague.
They lard their lean books with the fat of others' works.
Every man hath a good and a bad angel attending on him in particular all his life long.
All my joys to this are folly,
Naught so sweet as melancholy.
Almost in every kingdom the most ancient families have been at first princes' bastards.
Idleness is an appendix to nobility.
Tobacco, divine, rare, superexcellent tobacco, which goes far beyond all the panaceas, potable gold, and philosophers' stones, a s ...
I may not here omit those two main plagues, and common dotages of human kind, wine and women, which have infatuated and besotted m ...
All places are distant from heaven alike.
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