No wild enthusiast ever yet could rest,Till half mankind were like himself possess'd.
No wild enthusiast ever yet could rest, Till half mankind were like himself possess'd.william cowper
I die, but first I have possess'd, And come what may, I have been bless'd.lord byron
Therefore, to be possess'd with double pomp, To guard a title that was rich before, To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, To throw a perfume on the violet, To smooth the ice, or add another hue Unto the rainbow, or with taper-light To seek the beauteous eye of heaven to garnish, Is wasteful, and ridiculous excess.
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