You complain, friend Swift, of the length of my epigrams, but you yourself write nothing. Yours are shorter.
He writes nothing whose writings are not read.
Tis easy to write epigrams nicely, but to write a book is hard.
He who writes distichs, wishes, I suppose, to please by brevity. But, tell me, of what avail is their brevity, when there is a whose book full of them?
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