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36 Famous Quotes by Matthew Prior
7/21/1664 - 9/18/1721
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Ev'n so, with all submission, I . . . . Send you each year a homely letter, Who may return me much a better.

Post Quotes, by Matthew Prior , Source: Epistle to Fleetwood Shepherd (l. 23)

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And oft the pangs of absence to remove By letters, soft interpreters of love.

Post Quotes, by Matthew Prior , Source: Henry and Emma (l. 147)

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Serene yet strong, majestic yet sedate, Swift without violence, without terror great.

Thames river Quotes, by Matthew Prior , Source: Carmen Seculare (l. 200), imitation of Denham

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At night astronomers agree.

Astronomy Quotes, by Matthew Prior , Source: Phillis's Age (st. 3)

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Bid the Devil take the slowest.

Devil Quotes, by Matthew Prior , Source: On the Taking of Namur

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A Rechabite poor Will must live, And drink of Adam's ale.

Water Quotes, by Matthew Prior , Source: The Wandering Pilgrim

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In vain I trusted that the flowing bowl Would banish sorrow, and enlarge the soul. To the late revel, and protracted feast, Wild dreams succeeded, and disorder'd rest.

Intemperance Quotes, by Matthew Prior , Source: Solomon (bk. II, l. 106)

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The ends must justify the means.

Inspirational Quotes, by Matthew Prior

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For hope is but the dream of those that wake. -Matthew Prior.

Hope Quotes, by Matthew Prior

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They always talk who never think, and who have the least to say.

Loquacity Quotes, by Matthew Prior

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Odds life! must one swear to the truth of a song?

Music Quotes, by Matthew Prior

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