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Even the poor student studies and is taught only political economy, while that economy of living which is synonymous with philosop ...
Nothing in Nature's sober found,
But an eternal health goes round.
Even Lust the Master of a hardned Face,
Blushes if thou beest in the place,
Thy spotless Muse, like Mary, did contain
The boundless Godhead; she did well disdain
Pardon, my Mother Church, if I consent
That Angels led him when from thee he went,
Ah wretched We, Poets of Earth! but Thou
Wert Living the same Poet which thou'rt Now,
We spent them not in toys, in lusts, or wine,
But search of deep Philosophy,
Thy soul and body, when death's agony
Besieged around thy noble heart,
Happy Insect, happy Thou,
Dost neither Age, nor Winter know.
Ah, yet, ere I descend to the grave,
May I a small house and large garden have;
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