Inspirational quotes

O lust, thou infernal fire, whose fuel is gluttony; whose flame is pride, whose sparkles are wanton words; whose smoke is infamy; whose ashes are uncleanness; whose end is hell.

05/15/2018

O lust, thou infernal fire, whose fuel is gluttony; whose flame is pride, whose sparkles are wanton words; whose smoke is infamy; whose ashes are uncleanness; whose end is hell.

By FRANCIS QUARLES, Emblems

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O lust, thou infernal fire, whose fuel is gluttony; whose flame is pride, whose sparkles are wanton words; whose smoke is infamy; whose ashes are uncleanness; whose end is hell.

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Disdain to warm thee at lust's smoky fires, Scorn, scorn to feed on thy old bloat desires: Come, come, my soul, hoist up thy higher sails, The wind blows fair; shall we still creep like snails, That glide their ways with their own native slimes?

05/15/2018

Disdain to warm thee at lust's smoky fires, Scorn, scorn to feed on thy old bloat desires: Come, come, my soul, hoist up thy higher sails, The wind blows fair; shall we still creep like snails, That glide their ways with their own native slimes?

By FRANCIS QUARLES, Emblems

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Disdain to warm thee at lust

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Lust is an immoderate wantonness of the flesh, a sweet poison, a cruel pestilence; a pernicious poison, which weakened the body of man, and effeminate the strength of the heroic mind.

05/15/2018

Lust is an immoderate wantonness of the flesh, a sweet poison, a cruel pestilence; a pernicious poison, which weakened the body of man, and effeminate the strength of the heroic mind.

By FRANCIS QUARLES, Emblems

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Lust is an immoderate wantonness of the flesh, a sweet poison, a cruel pestilence; a pernicious poison, which weakened the body of man, and effeminate the strength of the heroic mind.

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Lust is a sharp spur to vice, which always put the affections into a false gallop.

05/15/2018

Lust is a sharp spur to vice, which always put the affections into a false gallop.

By FRANCIS QUARLES, Emblems

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Lust is a sharp spur to vice, which always put the affections into a false gallop.

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