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The King [Charles II] after the Restoration accused the poet, Edmund Waller, of having made finer verses in praise of Oliver Cromw ...
The State, in choosing men to serve it, takes no notice of their opinions. If they be willing faithfully to serve it, that satisfi ...
You have sat too long for any good you have been doing. Depart, I say, and let us have done with you. In the name of God, go!
I beseech you, in the bowels of Christ, think it possible you may be mistaken.
I would rather have a plain, russet-coated captain, that knows what he fights for, and loves what he knows, than that which you ca ...
Mr. Lely, I desire you would use all your skill to paint my picture truly like me, and not flatter me at all; but remark all these ...
No man rises so high as he knows not whither he goes.
Necessity hath no law.
A few honest men are better than numbers.
I had rather have a plain, russet-coated Captain, that knows what he fights for, and loves what he knows, than that which you call ...
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