Horace Walpole quotes

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I avoid talking before the youth of the age as I would dancing before them: for if one's tongue don't move in the steps of the day ...
The Methodists love your big sinners, as proper subjects to work upon.
The next Augustan age will dawn on the other side of the Atlantic. There will, perhaps, be a Thucydides at Boston, a Xenophon at N ...
Alexander at the head of the world never tasted the true pleasure that boys of his own age have enjoyed at the head of a school.
It was said of old Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough, that she never puts dots over her i's, to save ink.
Every drop of ink in my pen ran cold.
The best sun we have is made of Newcastle coal, and I am determined never to reckon upon any other.
The world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those who feel.
The prosecution of [Warren] Hastings, though he should escape at last, must have good effect. It will alarm the servants of the Co ...
When the Prince of Piedmont [later Charles Emmanuel IV, King of Sardinia] was seven years old, his preceptor instructing him in my ...
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