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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Ease
 
Ease leads to habit, as success to ease,
He lives by rule who lives himself to please.
        Crabbe.—Tales of the Hall, Book II.
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He lives at ease that freely lives.
        Barbour.—To Freedom, Line 4.
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And made ease more easy.
        Milton.—Paradise Lost, Book IV.
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A life of ease a difficult pursuit.
        Cowper.—Retirement, Line 634.
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Indulge, and to thy genius freely give;
For not to live at ease, is not to live.
        Persius.—Satire V. (Dryden.)
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