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Hast thou attempted greatnesse? Then go on; Back-turning slackens resolution.


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The glorious lamp of heaven, the sun.

The glorious lamp of heaven, the sun.



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That age is best which is the first When youth and blood are warmer.



Then be not coy, but use your time; And while ye may, go marry: For having lost but once your prime, You may for ever tarry.

Then be not coy, but use your time; And while ye may, go marry: For having lost but once your prime, You may for ever tarry.



But ne'er the rose without the thorn.

But ne'er the rose without the thorn.



Bid me despair, and I'll despair,Under that cypress tree;Or bid me die, and I will dareE'en Death, to die for thee.

Bid me despair, and I'll despair,Under that cypress tree;Or bid me die, and I will dareE'en Death, to die for thee.



Bid me to love, and I will give a loving heart to thee.

Bid me to love, and I will give a loving heart to thee.



What though the sea be calm? trust to the shore, Ships have been drown'd, where late they danc'd before.

What though the sea be calm? trust to the shore, Ships have been drown'd, where late they danc'd before.



Conquer we shall, but, we must first contend! It's not the fight that crowns us, but the end.

Conquer we shall, but, we must first contend! It's not the fight that crowns us, but the end.



He loves his bonds who, when the first are broke, Submits his neck into a second yoke.

He loves his bonds who, when the first are broke, Submits his neck into a second yoke.



Fain would I kiss my Julia's dainty leg, Which is as white and hairless as an egg.

Fain would I kiss my Julia's dainty leg, Which is as white and hairless as an egg.





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