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Ambition is torment enough for an enemy; for it affords as much discontentment in enjoying as in want, making men like poisoned rats, which, when they have tasted of their bane, cannot rest till they drink, and then can much less rest till they die - Joseph Hall

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English bishop, 1574-1656

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Saint John Chrysostom, William White, St Ambrose, George Carey, Richard Downey

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