William Temple Quote

When all is done, human life is, at the greatest, and the best, but like a froward child, that must be played with and humored a little to keep it quiet till it falls asleep, and then the care is over.


Miscellanea (4th ed. pub. 1705), Part II, "Of Poetry".

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When all is done, human life is, at the greatest, and the best, but like a froward child, that must be played with and humored a little to keep it...

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When all is done, human life is, at the greatest, and the best, but like a froward child, that must be played with and humored a little to keep it...

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When all is done, human life is, at the greatest, and the best, but like a froward child, that must be played with and humored a little to keep it...

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When all is done, human life is, at the greatest, and the best, but like a froward child, that must be played with and humored a little to keep it...