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This day was yesterday to-morrow nam'd: To-morrow shall be yesterday proclaimed: To-morrow not yet come, not far away, What shall to-morrow then be call'd? To-day.

Tomorrow Quotes, by John Owen ("British Martial") , Source: To-Day and To-Morrow (bk. III, l. 50)

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Sir Drake whom well the world's end knew Which thou did'st compass round, And whom both Poles of heaven once saw Which North and South do bound, The stars above would make thee known, If men here silent were; The sun himself cannot forget His fellow traveller.

Epigrams Quotes, by John Owen ("British Martial") , Source: epigram on Sir Francis Drake, pt. II, 39 of first volume dedicated to Lady Mary Neville

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God and the Doctor we alike adore But only when in danger, not before; The danger o'er, both are alike requited, God is forgotten, and the Doctor slighted.

Forgetfulness Quotes, by John Owen ("British Martial") , Source: Epigram

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To the sick man the physician when he enters seems to have three faces, those of a man, a devil, a god. When the physician first comes and announces the safety of the patient, then the sick man says: "Behold a God or a guardian angel!" [Lat., Intrantis medici facies tres esse videntur Aegrotanti; hominis, Daemonis, atque Dei. Cum primum accessit medicus dixitque salutem, En Deus aut custos angelus, aeger ait.]

Forgetfulness Quotes, by John Owen ("British Martial") , Source: Works

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