Henry VI of England Quote

Kingdoms are but cares,
State is devoid of stay;
Riches are ready snares,
And hasten to decay.


From Sir John Harington, Nugae Antiquae (1769)

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Kingdoms are but cares, State is devoid of stay; Riches are ready snares, And hasten to decay.

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Kingdoms are but cares, State is devoid of stay; Riches are ready snares, And hasten to decay.

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Kingdoms are but cares, State is devoid of stay; Riches are ready snares, And hasten to decay.

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Kingdoms are but cares, State is devoid of stay; Riches are ready snares, And hasten to decay.