Monday, 3 June 2013

A judicious man

"The world's much like a fair deceitful nut,
Whereto when once the knife of truth is put
And it is opened, a right judicious eye
Finds nothing in it but meer vanitye."

Writingbook of Andrew Andrewes, 1677
National Art Library (Great Britain).  Manuscript. MSL/1960/3067

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