A Quote by Algernon Charles Swinburne on poets

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The tadpole poet will never grow into anything bigger than a frog; not though in that stage of development he should puff and blow himself till he bursts with windy adulation at the heels of the laureled ox.

Algernon Swinburne (1837 - 1909)

Source: Under the Microscope.

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