Fortune, that with malicious joyDoes man her slave oppress,Proud of her office to destroy,Is seldom pleasd to bless.
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Source Notes: Source: JOHN DRYDEN, Horace, the Twenty-Ninth Ode of the Third Book, stanza 9, The Poetical Works of Dryden, new ed. rev. and enl., ed. George R. Noyes, p. 200 .
John Dryden (August 9, 1631 May 12, 1700) was an influential English poet, literary critic, and playwright.
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