Philip Massinger Quote

Greatness, with private men
Esteemed a blessing, is to me a curse;
And we, whom, for our high births, they conclude
The only freemen, are the only slaves.
Happy the golden mean!


The Great Duke of Florence (licensed 1627, printed 1635)

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Greatness, with private men Esteemed a blessing, is to me a curse; And we, whom, for our high births, they conclude The only freemen, are the only...

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Greatness, with private men Esteemed a blessing, is to me a curse; And we, whom, for our high births, they conclude The only freemen, are the only...

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Greatness, with private men Esteemed a blessing, is to me a curse; And we, whom, for our high births, they conclude The only freemen, are the only...

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Greatness, with private men Esteemed a blessing, is to me a curse; And we, whom, for our high births, they conclude The only freemen, are the only...