applause meter quotes

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There is always a certain noise in applause: even in the applause we give ourselves.
Applause is a receipt, not a bill.
If you will play from a copy of a tune that is choppy,
You'll get all my applause.
As debate is rare in the House of Representatives, since nearly all real business is done in the committees, it is very natural th ...
Vanity, or to call it by a gentler name, the desire of admiration and applause, is, perhaps, the most universal principle of human ...
The only sure way of avoiding these evils [vanity and boasting] is never to speak of yourself at all. But when, historically, you ...
Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
Rhyme and meter force gaps in meaning so the muse can enter.
Ah wretched We, Poets of Earth! but Thou
Wert Living the same Poet which thou'rt Now,
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Then Pope, as harmony itself exact,
In verse well disciplined, complete, compact,
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