Their feet through faithless leather met the dirt, And oftener chang'd their principles than shirt.
Edward Young (1683 - 1765)
Source: To Mr. Pope. Epistle i. Line 277.
Contributed by: Zaady
Final Ruin fiercely drives Her plowshare o'er creation.
Source: The Complaint: Night Thoughts. Night ix. 1. Line 167.
Men may live fools, but fools they cannot die.
Source: Night Thoughts. Night iv. Line 843.
And friend received with thumps upon the back.
Source: Universal Passion.
A Christian is the highest style of man.
Source: Night Thoughts. Night iv. Line 788.
Death loves a shining mark, a signal blow.
Source: Night Thoughts. Night v. 1. Line 1011.
A death-bed's a detector of the heart.
Source: Night Thoughts. Night ii. Line 641.
Devotion! daughter of astronomy! An undevout astronomer is mad.
Source: The Complaint: Night Thoughts. Night ix. 1. Line 769.
How blessings brighten as they take their flight!
Source: Night Thoughts. Night ii. Line 602.
The blood will follow where the knife is driven, The flesh will quiver where the pincers tear.
Source: The Revenge. Act v. Sc. 2.
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