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7 Famous Quotes by William Collins
12/25/1721 - 6/12/1759
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The redbreast oft, at evening hours, Shall kindly lend his little aid, With hoary moss, and gathered flowers, To deck the ground where thou art laid.

Robins Quotes, by William Collins , Source: Odes--Dirge in Cymbeline

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Filled with fury, rapt, inspir'd.

Passion Quotes, by William Collins , Source: The Passions (l. 10)

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How sleep the brave, who sink to rest, By all their country's wishes blest! . . . . By fairy hands their knell is rung, By forms unseen their dirge is sung.

Soldiers Quotes, by William Collins , Source: Ode, written in 1746

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How sleep the brave, who sink to rest, By all their country's wishes blest! . . . . By fairy hands their knell is rung, By forms unseen their dirge is sung.

Bravery Quotes, by William Collins , Source: Ode, written in 1746

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But thou, O hope, with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure? Still it whisper'd promised pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail!

Hope Quotes, by William Collins , Source: Ode on the Passions (l. 29)

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And Hope enchanted smiled, and waved her golden hair.

Hope Quotes, by William Collins , Source: Ode on the Passions (l. 3)

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Too nicely Jonson knew the critic's part, Nature in him was almost lost in art.

Criticism Quotes, by William Collins , Source: Epistle to Sir Thomas Hanmer on his Edition of Shakespeare

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