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John Denham
1615 - 1668
Nationality: British
Category: Politician
Subcategory: British Politician

Poetry is of so subtle a spirit, that in the pouring out of one language into another it will evaporate.


Books should to one of these fours ends conduce, for wisdom, piety, delight, or use.


Search not to find things too deeply hid; Nor try to know things whose knowledge is forbid.


Nor ought a genius less than his that writ attempt translation.


Youth, what man's age is like to be, doth show; We may our ends by our beginnings know.


We are never like angels till our passion dies.


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