Thou whom avenging pow'rs obey, Cancel my debt (too great to pay) Before the sad accounting day.
Wentworth Dillon, On the Day of Judgment, Stanza 11
Immodest words admit of no defence, For want of decency is want of sense.Wentworth Dillon
Men still had faults, and men will have them still; He that hath none, and lives as angels do, Must be an angel.Wentworth Dillon
Immodest words admit of no defence; For want of decency is want of sense.Wentworth Dillon
Abstruse and mystic thoughts you must express With painful care, but seeming easiness; For truth shines brightest thro' the plainest dress.Wentworth Dillon
But words once spoke can never be recall'd.Wentworth Dillon
And choose an author as you choose a friend.Wentworth Dillon
The men, who labour and digest things most, Will be much apter to despond than boast; For if your author be profoundly good, 'Twill cost you dear before he's understood.Wentworth Dillon
The last loud trumpet's wondrous sound, Shall thro' the rending tombs rebound, And wake the nations under ground.Wentworth Dillon
Choose an author as you choose a friend.Wentworth Dillon
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