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5 Famous Quotes by Charles Stuart Calverley
12/22/1831 - 2/17/1884
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I've read in many a novel, that unless they've souls that grovel-- Folks prefer in fact a hovel to your dreary marble halls.

Home Quotes, by Charles Stuart Calverley , Source: In the Gloaming

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To sit, happy married lovers; Phillis trifling with a plover's Egg, while Corydon uncovers with a grace the Sally Lunn, Or dissects the luck pheasant--that, I think, were passing pleasant As I sit along at present, dreaming darkly of a dun.

Matrimony Quotes, by Charles Stuart Calverley , Source: In the Gloaming, (parody on Mrs. Browning)

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I know you've been married to the same woman for 69 years. That is marvelous. It must be very inexpensive.

Matrimony Quotes, by Charles Stuart Calverley , Source: In the Gloaming, (parody on Mrs. Browning)

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I can not sing the old songs now! It is not that I deem them low, 'Tis that I can't remember how They go.

Songs Quotes, by Charles Stuart Calverley , Source: Changed

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The farmer's daughter hath soft brown hair (Butter and eggs and a pound of cheese) And I met with a ballad, I can't say where, That wholly consisted of lines like these.

Ballads Quotes, by Charles Stuart Calverley , Source: Ballad

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