Thomas Urquhart

Epigrams. The Third Booke. 37. The advantages of Povertie

IF you have povertie, you have no sumptuous,
But a most easie ghuest, secure, and quiet:
Who will preserve your mind from being presum∣ptuous,
From prodigality, excessive ryot:
From vicious pleasures, Robbers, and the stealth
Of theeves, which ills befall to those, have wealth.

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