Sir Henry Wotton quotes

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You common people of the skies,
What are you when the moon doth rise?
So, when my mistress shall be seen
In form and beauty of her mind,
By virtue first, then choice, a queen,
As if the spring were all your own,
What are you when the rose is blown?
By weaker accents, what's your praise
When Philomel her voice doth raise?
An Ambassador is an honest man sent to lie abroad for the good of his country.
How happy is he born and taught
That serveth not another's will;
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Lord of himself, though not of lands,
And having nothing, yet hath all.
He first deceas'd; She for a little tri'd
To live without him: lik'd it not, and di'd.
Then, though darkened, you shall say,
When friends fail, and Princes frown,
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