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Because they commonly make use of treasure found in books, as of other treasure belonging to the dead and hidden underground; for they dispose of both with great secrecy, defacing the shape and image of the one as much as of the other.

Plagiarism Quotes, by Sir William Davenant , Source: Gondibert--Preface

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For angling-rod he took a sturdy oak; For line, a cable that in storm ne'er broke; His hook was such as heads the end of pole To pluck down house ere fire consumes it whole; This hook was bated with a dragon's tail,-- And then on rock he stood to bob for whale.

Fishing Quotes, by Sir William Davenant , Source: Brittania Triumphans (p. 15)

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The lark now leaves his watery nest, And climbing, shakes his dewy wings. He takes your window for the East And to implore your light he sings.

Larks Quotes, by Sir William Davenant , Source: The Lark now Leaves his Watery Nest

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