The plenty that makes poor

Timothy A. writes:

English poet John Dryden was born 380 years ago today, August 9, 1631. Perhaps the following lines of his are timely:

The lavish government can give no more;
Yet we repine, and plenty makes us poor.
—The Medal (1682)

Posted by Lawrence Auster at August 09, 2011 06:02 PM | Send

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