William Putnam, Ambition

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William Putnam, Ambition

Be not too fond of Honour Wealth or fame
Since none of these can beutify ye Mind
But may Ambition & your Pride proclaim
And render you the Jest of Human-kind
When true Humility without all these,
May make you Happy & shall make you please

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William Putnam. 1813.


William Putnam
Date written
Penmanship Style
Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department
Children's Collection, Calligraphy
File name
William Putnam 18xx-00-00

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