17th earl oxford quotes

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A doubtful choice, of these three which to crave,
A kingdom, or a cottage, or a grave.
Were I a king, I could command content;
Were I obscure, hidden should be my cares;
Ye Highlands and ye Lawlands.
Oh! where hae ye been?
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I was a modest, good-humoured boy. It is Oxford that has made me insufferable.
He degraded himself by the vice of drinking, which, together with a great stock of Greek and Latin, he brought away with him from ...
A learned parson, rusting in his cell at Oxford or Cambridge, will reason admirably well on the nature of man; will profoundly ana ...
Who knows but we may count among our intellectual chickens
Like them an Earl of Thackeray and p'raps a Duke of
Dickens--
I often think how much easier the world would have been to manage if Herr Hitler and Signor Mussolini had been at Oxford.
I saw the spires of Oxford
As I was passing by,
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Charles Eastman: There's always a place at the plant for a boy like that.
Mrs. Eastman: But what are we going to do about him
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