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67 Famous Quotes by Charles Churchill
- 11/4/1764
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I criticize by creation--not by finding fault.

Criticism Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: The Rosciad (l. 961)

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He mouths a sentence as curs mouth a bone.

Oratory Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: The Rosciad (l. 322)

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With various readings stored his empty skull, Learn'd without sense, and venerably dull.

Stupidity Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: The Rosciad (l. 591)

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The Scots are poor, cries surly English pride; True is the charge, nor by themselves denied. Are they not then in strictest reason clear, Who wisely come to mend their fortunes here?

Scotland Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: Prophecy of Famine (l. 195)

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The more haste, ever the worst speed.

Haste Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: The Ghost (bk. IV, l. 1162)

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Ne'er blush'd, unless, in spreading vice's snares, She blunder'd on some virtue unawares.

Vice Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: The Rosciad (l. 137)

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Matrons, who toss the cup, and see The grounds of fate in grounds of tea.

Tea Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: The Ghost (bk. I, l. 117)

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And reputation bleeds in ev'ry word.

Reputation Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: Apology

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As by the way of innuendo Lucus is made a non lucendo.

Trees Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: The Ghost (bk. II, V, 257)

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His thirst he slakes at some pure neighboring brook, Nor seeks for sauce where Appetite stands cook.

Appetite Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: Gotham III (l. 133)

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Like the dreams, Children of night, of indigestion bred.

Dreams Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: The Candidate (l. 784)

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View the whole scene, with critic judgment scan, And then deny him merit if you can. Where he falls short, 'tis Nature's fault alone Where he succeeds, the merit's all his own.

Merit Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: The Rosciad (l. 1,023)

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With that malignant envy which turns pale, And sickens, even if a friend prevail.

Envy Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: The Rosciad (l. 127)

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To vanish nonsense with the charms of sound.

Nonsense Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: The Apology (l. 219)

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The oak, when living, monarch of the wood; The English oak, which, dead, commands the flood.

Oak Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: Gotham

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Though by whim, envy, or resentment led, they damn those authors whom they never read.

Books and reading Quotes, by Charles Churchill

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Little do such men know the toil, the pains, the daily, nightly racking of the brains, to range the thoughts, the matter to digest, to cull fit phrases, and reject the rest.

Literature Quotes, by Charles Churchill

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