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7 Famous Quotes by J.G. Saxe

I love vast libraries; yet there is a doubt, If one be better with them or without,-- Unless he use them wisely, and, indeed, Knows the high art of what and how to read.

Libraries Quotes, by J.G. Saxe , Source: The Library

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'Tis well to borrow from the good and the great; 'Tis wise to learn: 'tis God-like to create!

Libraries Quotes, by J.G. Saxe , Source: The Library

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Nay, tarry a moment, my charming girl; Here is a jewel of gold and pearl; A beautiful cross it is I ween As ever on beauty's breast was seen; There's nothing at all but love to pay; Take it and wear it, but only stay! Ah! Sir Hunter, what excellent taste! I'm not--in such--particular--haste.

Jewels Quotes, by J.G. Saxe , Source: The Hunter and the Milkmaid, translated

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But her voice is still living immortal, The same you have frequently heard, In your rambles in valleys and forests, Repeating your ultimate word.

Echo Quotes, by J.G. Saxe , Source: The Story of Echo

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A very man--not one of nature's clods-- With human failings, whether saint or sinner: Endowed perhaps with genius from the gods But apt to take his temper from his dinner.

Eating Quotes, by J.G. Saxe , Source: About Husbands

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Tom Goodwin was an actor-man, Old Drury's pride and boast, In all the light and spritely parts, Especially the ghost.

Acting Quotes, by J.G. Saxe , Source: The Ghost Player

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I will touch My mouth unto the leaves, caressingly; And so wilt thou. Thus, from these lips of mine My message will go kissingly to thine, With more than Fancy's load of luxury, And prove a true love-letter.

Post Quotes, by J.G. Saxe , Source: Sonnet (With a Letter)

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