J. Beaumont Quotes (10 quotes)
“Envy, like the worm, never runs but to the fairest fruit; like a cunning bloodhound, it singles out the fattest deer in the flock. Abraham's riches were the Philistines' envy; and Jacob's blessing bred Esau's hatred.”
As quoted in: A cyclopaedia of illustrations of moral and religious truths (E. Stock, 1865) by John Bate, p. 300
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Born: March 13, 1616
Died: November 23, 1699 (aged 83)
Bio: Joseph Beaumont was an English clergyman, academic and poet.