A of M, 102-104: The more things change, the more they stay the same

“For I see no reason” (as [Aristotle]¬†said) “why an epicure or idle drone, a rich glutton, a usurer, should live at ease, and do nothing, live in honour, in all manner of pleasures, and oppress others, when as in the meantime a poor labourer, a smith, a carpenter, an husbandman that hath spent his time […]