Even the poor student studies and is taught only political economy, while that economy of living which is synonymous with philosop...hy is not even sincerely professed in our colleges. The consequence is, that while he is reading Adam Smith, Ricardo, and Say, he runs his father in debt irretrievably.LESSATTRIBUTION DETAIL »
Nothing in Nature's sober found, But an eternal health goes round.... Fill up the bowl, then, fill it high, Fill all the glasses there--for why Should every creature drink but I? Why, man of morals, tell me why?LESSATTRIBUTION DETAIL »
Ah wretched We, Poets of Earth! but Thou Wert Living the same Poet which thou'rt Now,... Whilst Angels sing to thee their ayres divine, And joy in an applause so great as thine. Equal society with them to hold, Thou need'st not make new Songs, but say the Old.LESSATTRIBUTION DETAIL »
Happy Insect, happy Thou, Dost neither Age, nor Winter know....
But when thou'st drunk, and danc'd, and sung Thy fill, the flowry Leaves among, (Voluptuous, and Wise withal, Epicurean Animal!) Satiated with thy Summer Feast, Thou retir'st to endless Rest.LESSATTRIBUTION DETAIL »
Ah, yet, ere I descend to the grave, May I a small house and large garden have;... And a few friends, and many books, both true, Both wise, and both delightful too! And since love ne'er will from me flee, A mistress moderately fair, And good as guardian angels are, Only beloved and loving me.LESSATTRIBUTION DETAIL »