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Poem by Thomas Urquhart


Epigrams. The First Booke. 10. Why the world is at variance


Each man hath his owne sense, and apprehension, 
	And faith wherein he lives: but from this ill, 
That each hath his owne will, springs all dissension; 
	For that all men agree, their lackes but will: 
Warres never raging in so shrewd a cace: 
But that, if men were pleasd, would turne to peace.



Thomas Urquhart


Thomas Urquhart's other poems:
  1. Epigrams. The Third Booke. 1. How to behave ones selfe in all occasions
  2. Epigrams. The Third Booke. 21. To one, who did confide too much in the sound temperament, and goodly constitution of his bodily complexion
  3. Epigrams. The Second Booke. 31. As it was a precept of antiquity, to leane more to vertue, then parentage: so is it a tenet of christianity, to repose more trust on the blood of christ, then our owne merits
  4. Epigrams. The Second Booke. 18. That we ought not to be sorie at the losse of worldly goods
  5. Epigrams. The First Booke. 25. Vertue, and goodnesse are very much opposed by the selfe-conceit, that many men have of their owne sufficiencie


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