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Francis Quarles

Francis Quarles (1592-1644)

Francis Quarles (1592-1644)

If thou desired to purchase honor with thy wealth, consider First how that wealth became put thine; if thy labor got it, let thy wisdom keep it; if oppression found it, let repentance restore it; if thy parents left it, let thy virtues deserve it; so shall thy honor be safer, better, and cheaper.

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