Lansdowne, 1st Marquis of quotes

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MR. BLAKE,--I received your letter just as I was rushing to Fire Island beach to recover what remained of Margaret Fuller, and rea ...
1st Lady. Madam, we'll tell tales.
Queen. Of sorrow or of joy?
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His breast was the seat of all those passions which degrade our nature, and disturb our reason. There they raged in a perpetual co ...
The nation looked upon him as a deserter, and he shrunk into insignificancy and an earldom.... He was fixed in the house of lords, ...
He was good-natured to a degree of weakness, even to tears, upon the slightest occasions. Exceedingly timorous, both personally an ...
He was as jealous of his power as an impotent lover of his mistress, without activity of mind enough to enjoy or exert it, but cou ...
His eloquence was of every kind, and he excelled in the argumentative as well as in the declamatory way. But his invectives were t ...
For I thought of her grave below the hill,
Which the sentinel cypress tree stands over,
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And the one bird singing alone to his nest,
And the one star over the tower.
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The cultivation of literary pursuits forms the basis of all sciences, and in their perfection consist the reputation and prosperit ...
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