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Wo to her stubborn heart, if once mine come Into the self-same room, ’Twill tear and blow up all within, 26 Cowley Like a grenado shot into a magazin. * Cowley. * Donne. They were in very little care to clothe their notions with elegance of dress, and therefore miss the notice and the praise which are often gained by those, who think less, but are more diligent to adorn their thoughts. * All that Man has to do is to live and die; the sum of humanity is comprehended by Donne in the following lines: Think in how poor a prison thou didst lie; After, enabled but to suck and cry.
1 V. Barnesii Anacreontem. Cowley 9 One passage, however, seems not unworthy of some notice. Speaking of the Scotch treaty then in agitation: ‘‘The Scotch treaty,’’ says he, ‘‘is the only thing now in which we are vitally concerned; I am one of the last hopers, and yet cannot now abstain from believing, that an agreement will be made: all people upon the place incline to that of union. The Scotch will moderate something of the rigour of their demands; the mutual necessity of an accord is visible, the King is persuaded of it.
Some of his letters to Mr. * These letters, being written like those of other men whose mind is more on things than words, contribute no otherwise to his reputation than as they shew him to have been above the aﬀectation of unseasonable elegance, and to have known that the business of a statesman can be little forwarded by ﬂowers of rhetorick. 1 V. Barnesii Anacreontem. Cowley 9 One passage, however, seems not unworthy of some notice. Speaking of the Scotch treaty then in agitation: ‘‘The Scotch treaty,’’ says he, ‘‘is the only thing now in which we are vitally concerned; I am one of the last hopers, and yet cannot now abstain from believing, that an agreement will be made: all people upon the place incline to that of union.