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Joseph Priestley: a new chart of history in colour Joseph Priestley's New Chart of History, published in 1769


And as it happens to great lords,
Who only want what they can’t have,
The greater obstacles there are
To reaching what they would obtain
The more they jeopardize their realms,
And what they want, they cannot gain.


Matteo Maria Boiardo, Orlando Innamorato (Orlando in Love) I.i.5