Edward Moore

1712 - 1757

A Quote by Edward Moore on sorrow, time, and youth

'T is now the summer of your youth. Time has not cropt the roses from your cheek, though sorrow long has washed them.

Edward Moore (1712 - 1757)

Source: The Gamester. Act iii. Sc. 4.

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A Quote by Edward Moore on mind, time, truth, and youth

Time still, as he flies, brings increase to her truth, And gives to her mind what he steals from her youth.

Edward Moore (1712 - 1757)

Source: The Happy Marriage.

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A Quote by Edward Moore

The maid who modestly conceals Her beauties, while she hides, reveals; Give but a glimpse, and fancy draws Whate'er the Grecian Venus was.

Edward Moore (1712 - 1757)

Source: The Spider and the Bee. Fable x.

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A Quote by Edward Moore on power

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But from the hoop's bewitching round, Her very shoe has power to wound.

Edward Moore (1712 - 1757)

Source: The Spider and the Bee. Fable x.

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A Quote by Edward Moore on dreams

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I am rich beyond the dreams of avarice.

Edward Moore (1712 - 1757)

Source: The Gamester. Act ii. Sc. 2.

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A Quote by Edward Moore

Labour for his pains.

Edward Moore (1712 - 1757)

Source: The Boy and the Rainbow.

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A Quote by Edward Moore on friendship and merit

Can't I another's face commend, And to her virtues be a friend, But instantly your forehead lowers, As if her merit lessen'd yours?

Edward Moore (1712 - 1757)

Source: The Farmer, the Spaniel, and the Cat. Fable ix.

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