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Poem by Thomas Urquhart


Epigrams. The First Booke. 6. That the fellowship of vertuous, or vicious people, contributes much to the bettering, or depraving of the mind


That he must needs be bad, there is some likenesse, 
	Who to lewd company is much affected; 
For it is the beginning of a sicknesse 
	Tassociat with him, that is infected: 
Would you be good then, haunt the conversation 
Of them, whose actions merit estimation.



Thomas Urquhart


Thomas Urquhart's other poems:
  1. Epigrams. The First Booke. 33. The onely true progresse to a blessed life
  2. Epigrams. The Second Booke. 42. The deserved mutability in the condition of too ambitious men
  3. Epigrams. The First Booke. 20. Of Negative, and Positive good
  4. Epigrams. The Second Booke. 30. That the setled quiet of our mind ought not to be moved at sinister accidents
  5. Epigrams. The First Booke. 27. Of Lust, and Anger


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