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Poem by Thomas Urquhart


Epigrams. The Third Booke. № 7. To one, who seemed to be grievously discontented with his poverty


LEt never want of money vexe your braine;
Seeing all contentment is in th'only mind,
To the which mony doth no more pertaine,
Then to the Hierarchies of Angel-kind:
Thus Gold being Earthly, and the mind sublime:
T'abase your spirit, is a sort of crime.



Thomas Urquhart


Thomas Urquhart's other poems:
  1. Epigrams. The Third Booke. № 36. Of Death, and Sin
  2. Epigrams. The Second Booke. № 33. That there is no true riches, but of necessary things
  3. Epigrams. The Second Booke. № 43. That inconveniences ought to be regarded to before hand
  4. Epigrams. The First Booke. № 41. Concerning those, who marry for beauty, and wealth without regard of vertue
  5. Epigrams. The First Booke. № 26. How to support the contumelie of defamatorie speeches


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