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English Romantic poet and satirist, 1788-1824
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'Tis melancholy, and a fearful sign Of human frailty, folly, also crime, That love and marriage rarely can combine, Although they both are born in the same clime; Marriage from love, like vinegar from wine - A sad, sour, sober beverage - by time Is s
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'Tis pity wine should be so deleterious, for tea and coffee leave us much more serious
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'Tis pleasant, sure, to see one's name in print; A book's a book, although there's nothing' in 't
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'Tis pleasing to be school'd in a strange tongue By female lips and eyes--that is, I mean, When both the teacher and the taught are young, As was the case, at least, where I have been; They smile so when one's right; and when one's wrong They smile still more.
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'Tis said that persons living on annuities are longer lived than others
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'Tis sweet to hear the watch dogs' honest bark - Bay deep-mouthed welcome as we draw near home; 'Tis sweet to know there is an eye will mark - Our coming and look brighter when we come
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'Tis the perception of the beautiful, A fine extension of the faculties, Platonic, universal, wonderful, Drawn from the stars, and filtered through the skies, Without which life would be extremely dull
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'Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
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'Tis very puzzling on the brink Of what is called Eternity to stare, And know no more of what is here, than there
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A bargain is in its very essence a hostile transaction do not all men try to abate the price of all they buy? I contend that a bargain even between brethren is a declaration of war.
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A better farmer ne'er brushed dew from lawn, / A worse king never left a realm undone!
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A celebrity is one who is known to many persons he is glad he doesn't know.
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A finished gentleman from top to toe.
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A lady of a `certain age', which means / Certainly aged.
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A light broke in upon my brain, - / It was the carol of a bird; / It ceased, and then it came again, / The sweetest song ear ever heard.
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A little still she strove, and much repented, and whispering, "I will ne'er consent" - consented
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A man must serve his time to every trade / Save censure - critics all are ready made. / Take hackneyed jokes from Miller, got by rote,/ With just enough of learning to misquote.
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A man must serve his time to every trade: Save Censure- Critics all are ready made
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A man of eighty has outlived probably three new schools of painting, two of architecture and poetry and a hundred in dress.
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A mind at peace with all below, / A heart whose love is innocent!
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