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5 Famous Quotes by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
5/15/1689 - 8/21/1762
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Mary Wortley Montagu
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See how that pair of billing doves With open murmurs own their loves And, heedless of censorious eyes, Pursue their unpolluted joys: No fears of future want molest The downy quiet of their nest.

Doves Quotes, by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu , Source: Written in a Garden (st. 1)

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Be pain in dress, and sober in your diet; In short, my deary, kiss me! and be quiet.

Apparel Quotes, by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu , Source: Summary of Lord Littelton's Advice

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Satire should, like a polished razor keen, Wound with a touch that's scarcely felt or seen. Thine is an oyster knife, that hacks and hews; The rage but not the talent to abuse.

Satire Quotes, by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu , Source: To the Imitator of the First Satire of Horace, (Pope)

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The screech-owl, with ill-boding cry, Portends strange things, old women say; Stops every fool that passes by, And frights the school-boy from his play.

Owls Quotes, by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu , Source: The Politicians (st. 4)

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'Tis a sort of duty to be rich, that it may be in one's power to do good, riches being another word for power.

Wealth Quotes, by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

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