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5 Famous Quotes by Thomas Love Peacock
10/18/1785 - 1/23/1866
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The waste of plenty is the resource of scarcity.

Waste Quotes, by Thomas Love Peacock

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My thoughts by night are often filled With visions false as fair: For in the past alone, I build My castles in the air.

Visions Quotes, by Thomas Love Peacock , Source: Castles in the Air (st. 1)

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My steps have pressed the flowers, That to the Muses' bowers The eternal dews of Helicon have given: And trod the mountain height, Where Science, young and bright, Scans with poetic gaze the midnight-heaven. Yet have I found no power to vie With thine, severe necessity!

Necessity Quotes, by Thomas Love Peacock , Source: Necessity

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The mountain sheep are sweeter, But the valley sheep are fatter. We therefore deemed it meeter To carry off the latter. - Thomas Love Peacock,

Sheep Quotes, by Thomas Love Peacock , Source: The Misfortune of Elphin--The War-Song of Dinas Vawr

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Clouds on clouds, in volumes driven, Curtain round the vault of heaven.

Clouds Quotes, by Thomas Love Peacock , Source: Rhododaphne (canto V, l. 257)

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