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Mark Akenside
November 9, 1721 - June 23, 1770
Nationality: English
Category: Poet
Subcategory: English Poet

The man forget not, though in rags he lies, and know the mortal through a crown's disguise.


Seeks painted trifles and fantastic toys, and eagerly pursues imaginary joys.


This was Shakespeare's form; who walked in every path of human life, felt every passion; and to all mankind doth now, will ever, that experience yield which his own genius only could acquire.


Such and so various are the tastes of men.


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