Thomas Urquhart


Epigrams. The First Booke. 20. Of Negative, and Positive good


NOT onely are they good, who vertuously,
Employ their time (now vertue being so rare)
But likewise those, whom no necessity,
Nor force can in the meanest vice insnare;
For sin's so mainly further'd by the Devill,
That 'tis a sort of good, to doe no evill.






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