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‘When I Consider Life’ by John Dryden

December 20, 2007


When I consider Life, ’tis all a cheat; Yet, fool’d with hope, men favour the deceit; Trust on, and think tomorrow will repay: Tomorrow’s falser than the former day; Lies worse; and while it says, We shall be blest With some new joys, cuts off what we possest. Strange couzenage! none would live past years […]