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16 Famous Quotes by Robert Blair
8/7/1981 - (Present)
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The common damn'd shun their society.

Suicide Quotes, by Robert Blair , Source: The Grave, referring to suicides in Hell, attributed to Lamb but not found in his works

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When it draws near to witching time of night.

Night Quotes, by Robert Blair , Source: The Grave (l. 55)

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The good he scorned Stalked off reluctant, like an ill-used ghost, Not to return; or if it did, in visits Like those of angels, short and far between.

Goodness Quotes, by Robert Blair , Source: The Grave (pt. II, l. 586)

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Friendship! mysterious cement of the soul, Sweet'ner of life, and solder of society.

Friendship Quotes, by Robert Blair , Source: The Grave (l. 87)

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But if there be an hereafter, And that there is, conscience, uninfluenc'd And suffer'd to speak out, tells every man, Then must it be an awful thing to die; More horrid yet to die by one's own hand.

Suicide Quotes, by Robert Blair , Source: The Grave (l. 398)

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Our time is fixed, and all our days are number'd; How long, how short, we know not:--this we know, Duty requires we calmly wait the summons, Nor dare to stir till Heaven shall give permission.

Suicide Quotes, by Robert Blair , Source: The Grave (l. 417)

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The grave, dread thing! Men shiver when thou'rt named: Nature appalled, Shakes off her wonted firmness.

Grave Quotes, by Robert Blair , Source: The Grave

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See yonder maker of the dead man's bed, The sexton, hoary-headed chronicle, Of hard, unmeaning face, down which ne'er stole A gentle tear.

Grave Quotes, by Robert Blair , Source: The Grave (l. 451)

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Ye undertakers, tell us, 'Midst all the gorgeous figures you exhibit, Why is the principal conceal'd, for which You make this mighty stir?

Undertakers Quotes, by Robert Blair , Source: The Grave (l. 170)

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The best-concerted schemes men lay for fame, Die fast away: only themselves die faster. The far-fam'd sculptor, and the laurell'd bard, Those bold insurancers of deathless fame, Supply their little feeble aids in vain.

Fame Quotes, by Robert Blair , Source: The Grave (l. 185)

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The tap'ring pyramid, the Egyptian's pride, And wonder of the world, whose spiky top Has wounded the thick cloud.

Monuments Quotes, by Robert Blair , Source: The Grave (l. 190)

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Smiled like yon knot of cowslips on a cliff.

Cowslips Quotes, by Robert Blair , Source: The Grave (l. 520)

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Who gather round, and wonder at the tale Of horrid apparition, tall and ghastly, That walks at dead of night, or takes his stand O'er some new-open'd grave; and, (strange to tell!) Evanishes at crowing of the cock.

Apparitions Quotes, by Robert Blair , Source: The Grave (l. 67)

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Th' oppressive, sturdy, man-destroying villains, Who ravag'd kingdoms, and laid empires waste, And in a cruel wantonness of power, Thinn'd states of half their people, and gave up To want the rest.

Tyranny Quotes, by Robert Blair , Source: The Grave (l. 9)

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Careless, unsocial plant! that loves to dwell 'Midst skulls and coffins, epitaphs and worms: Where light-heel'd ghosts and visionary shades, Beneath the wan, cold Moon (as Fame reports) Embodied, thick, perform their mystic rounds No other merriment, dull tree! is thine.

Yew Quotes, by Robert Blair , Source: The Grave (l.22)

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The schoolboy, with his satchel in his hand, Whistling aloud to bear his courage up.

Courage Quotes, by Robert Blair , Source: The Grave (pt. I, l. 58)

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