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By maddy
8/25/2013 12:54:40 AM
Ahhh ARP according to good ol' William

I loved this stanza from The Rape of Lucrece....



'What win I, if I gain the thing I seek?
A dream, a breath, a froth of fleeting joy-
Who buys a minute's mirth to wail a week?
Or sells eternity to get a toy?
For one sweet grape who will the vine destroy?
Or what fond beggar, but to touch the crown,
Would with the sceptre straight be strucken down'



Yep. I am that beggar.

Comments:

I love this poem    
"Just think of this one today again. Thought I'd share once more"
posted at 18:40:32 on August 31, 2014 by maddy
I loved this when you posted it the first time    
"And I love it this time."
posted at 18:06:45 on September 5, 2014 by they_speak
This is great    
"LOVE this quote. It us so true :-)"
posted at 06:10:43 on September 6, 2014 by Anonymous


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