Charles Churchill

1731 - 1764

A Quote by Charles Churchill on friendship

Greatly his foes he dreads, but more his friends; He hurts me most who lavishly commends.

Charles Churchill (1731 - 1764)

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A Quote by Charles Churchill

Apt alliteration's artful aid.

Charles Churchill (1731 - 1764)

Source: The Prophecy of Famine. Line 86.

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A Quote by Charles Churchill on art, curiosity, destruction, and thought

With curious art the brain, too finely wrought, Preys on herself, and is destroyed by thought.

Charles Churchill (1731 - 1764)

Source: Epistle to William Hogarth. Line 645.

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A Quote by Charles Churchill

But, spite of all the criticising elves, Those who would make us feel-must feel themselves.

Charles Churchill (1731 - 1764)

Source: The Rosciad. Line 961.

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A Quote by Charles Churchill on country and faults

Be England what she will, With all her faults she is my country still.

Charles Churchill (1731 - 1764)

Source: The Farewell. Line 27.

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A Quote by Charles Churchill on fame, fear, guilt, men, and shame

Men the most infamous are fond of fame, And those who fear not guilt yet start at shame.

Charles Churchill (1731 - 1764)

Source: The Author. Line 233.

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A Quote by Charles Churchill

He mouths a sentence as curs mouth a bone.

Charles Churchill (1731 - 1764)

Source: The Rosciad. Line 322.

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A Quote by Charles Churchill

Nor waste their sweetness in the desert air.

Charles Churchill (1731 - 1764)

Source: Gotham, book ii. line 20.

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A Quote by Charles Churchill on worth

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No statesman e'er will find it worth his pains To tax our labours and excise our brains.

Charles Churchill (1731 - 1764)

Source: Night. Line 271.

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A Quote by Charles Churchill

Wherever waves can roll, and winds can blow.

Charles Churchill (1731 - 1764)

Source: The Farewell. Line 38.

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