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GENERAL LITERATURE AND SCIENCE 457 it that knows the world and cares not for it that after many traverses of thoughts is grown to know what he may trust to and stands now equally armed for all events that hath got tite mastery at home so as he can crosse his will without mutinie and so please it that he makes it not wanton that in earthly things wishes no more than nature in spirituall is ever gra- ciously ambitious that for his condition stands on his own feet not needing to lean upon the great and can so frame his thoughts to his estate that when he hath least he cannot want because he is as free from desire as superfluity and hath so seasonably broken the headstrong restiness of prosperitie that he can now manage it at pleasure upon whom all smaller crosses light as hailstones upon roofe and for the greater calamities he can take them as tributes of life and tokens of love and if his ship be tossed yet is he sure his anchor is fast If all the world were his he could be no other than he is no whit gladder of himself no whit higher in his carriage because he knows con- tentment is not in the things he hath but in the mind that values them Write in Greek prose an account of the battle of Thermopylae II -EranSlati into rtffe iambics Death no more nomore delay My spirit longs to flee away And he at rest The will of Heaven my will shall be bow to the divine decree To God's behest My soul is ready to depart No thought rebels the obedient heart Breathes forth no sigh The wish on earth to linger still Were vain when 'tis God's sovereign will That we shall die
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