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Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed was the ninth beatitude.


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A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring.



In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity.

In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity.




Teach me to feel another's woe, to hide the fault I see, that mercy I to others show, that mercy show to me.

Teach me to feel another's woe, to hide the fault I see, that mercy I to others show, that mercy show to me.



The best way to prove the clearness of our mind, is by showing its faults; as when a stream discovers the dirt at the bottom, it convinces us of the transparency and purity of the water.

The best way to prove the clearness of our mind, is by showing its faults; as when a stream discovers the dirt at the bottom, it convinces us of the transparency and purity of the water.



Chiefs who no more in bloody fights engage, But wise through time, and narrative with age, In summer-days like grasshoppers rejoice - A bloodless race, that send a feeble voice.

Chiefs who no more in bloody fights engage, But wise through time, and narrative with age, In summer-days like grasshoppers rejoice - A bloodless race, that send a feeble voice.



While pensive poets painful vigils keep, Sleepless themselves, to give their readers sleep.

While pensive poets painful vigils keep, Sleepless themselves, to give their readers sleep.



See! From the brake the whirring pheasant springs, And mounts exulting on triumphant wings; Short is his joy! He feels the fiery wound, Flutters in blood, and panting beats the ground.

See! From the brake the whirring pheasant springs, And mounts exulting on triumphant wings; Short is his joy! He feels the fiery wound, Flutters in blood, and panting beats the ground.





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