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Poem by Thomas Urquhart


Epigrams. The Third Booke. № 1. How to behave ones selfe in all occasions


NO kind of trouble to your selfe procure:
And shun as many crosses, as you can:
Stoutly support, what you must needs endure:
And with the resolution of a man,
Whose spirit is affliction-proofe, possesse
A joyfull heart in all occurrences.



Thomas Urquhart


Thomas Urquhart's other poems:
  1. Epigrams. The First Booke. № 36. How difficult a thing it is, to tread in the pathes of vertue
  2. Epigrams. The Third Booke. № 7. To one, who seemed to be grievously discontented with his poverty
  3. Epigrams. The Third Booke. № 28. That vertue is better, and more powerfull then Fortune
  4. Epigrams. The Second Booke. № 13. What the subject of your conference ought to be with men of judgment, and account
  5. Epigrams. The Third Booke. № 41. To one, who was grieved within himselfe, that he was not endewed with such force, and vi∣gour of body, as many others were


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