william 2nd earl shelburne quotes

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Oh, if thy pride did not our joys control,
What world of loving wonders shouldst thou see!
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Here lies our Sovereign Lord, the King
Whose word no man relies on:
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If you have a grateful heart (which is a miracle amongst you statesmen), show it by directing the bearer to the best wine in town, ...
1st Murderer. Where's thy conscience now?...
2nd Murderer. I'll not meddle with it. It makes a man a coward.... It fills a ma
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Brakenbury. What, so brief?
2nd Murderer. 'Tis better, sir, than to be tedious.
Jaques. Have you a song, forester, for this purpose?
2nd Lord. Yes, sir.
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I wish I was as cocksure of anything as Tom Macaulay is of everything.
Here lies the body of William Jones
Who all his life collected bones,
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I think those Southern writers [William Faulkner, Carson McCullers] have analyzed very carefully the buildup in the South of a spe ...
Who knows but we may count among our intellectual chickens
Like them an Earl of Thackeray and p'raps a Duke of
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