Archive for January 21st, 2017

Saturday, 21 January 2017

A Truism by Edmund John Eyre

With purse well stor’d, and front of brass,
Tho’ of but little sense possess’d;
You for an oracle may pass,
By ev’ry brother fool caress’d.

From: Eyre, E., Miscellaneous Poems, 1798, Downes: Yarmouth p. 1.
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Date: 1798

By: Edmund John Eyre (1767-1816)