Quotes of Charles Churchill

“ Genius is of no country. ”

- Charles Churchill

“ Half-starved spiders prey'd on half-starved flies. ”

- Charles Churchill

“ Who often, but without success, have prayed for apt Alliteration's artful aid. ”

- Charles Churchill

“ His thirst he slakes at some pure neighboring brook, Nor seeks for sauce where Appetite stands cook. ”

- Charles Churchill

“ Who often, but without success, have prayed for apt Alliteration's artful aid. ”

- Charles Churchill

“ Oh! how many torments lie in the small circle of a wedding ring. ”

- Charles Churchill

“ Appearances to save, his only care; So things seem right, no matter what they are. ”

- Charles Churchill

“ Within the brain's most secret cellsA certain Lord Chief Justice dwellsOf sovereign power, whom one and allWith common voice, we Reason call. ”

- Charles Churchill

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

- Charles Churchill

“ Constant attention wears the active mind, Blots out our pow'rs, and leaves a blank behind. ”

- Charles Churchill

“ Matrons, who toss the cup, and see The grounds of fate in grounds of tea. ”

- Charles Churchill

“ With various readings stored his empty skull, Learn'd without sense, and venerably dull. ”

- Charles Churchill

“ To vanish nonsense with the charms of sound. ”

- Charles Churchill

“ Though by whim, envy, or resentment led, they damn those authors whom they never read. ”

- Charles Churchill

“ His voice no touch of harmony admits, Irregularly deep, and shrill by fits. The two extremes appear like man and wife Coupled together for the sake of strife. ”

- Charles Churchill

“ Oh! how many torments lie in the small circle of a wedding ring. ”

- Charles Churchill

“ Genius is of no country. ”

- Charles Churchill

“ Prudent dullness marked him for a mayor. ”

- Charles Churchill

“ Oh! how many torments lie in the small circle of a wedding ring. ”

- Charles Churchill

“ The rigid saint, by whom no mercy's shown To saints whose lives are better than his own. ”

- Charles Churchill

“ Why should we fear; and what? The laws? They all are armed in virtue's cause; And aiming at the self-same end, Satire is always virtue's friend. ”

- Charles Churchill

“ Patience is sorrow's salve. ”

- Charles Churchill

“ The rigid saint, by whom no mercy's shown To saints whose lives are better than his own. ”

- Charles Churchill

“ The best things carried to excess are wrong. ”

- Charles Churchill

“ Genius is of no country. ”

- Charles Churchill

“ Fashion — a word which knaves and fools may use, Their knavery and folly to excuse. ”

- Charles Churchill

“ Ne'er blush'd, unless, in spreading vice's snares, She blunder'd on some virtue unawares. ”

- Charles Churchill

“ Constant attention wears the active mind, Blots out our pow'rs, and leaves a blank behind. ”

- Charles Churchill

“ Who often, but without success, have prayed for apt Alliteration's artful aid. ”

- Charles Churchill

“ Though by whim, envy, or resentment led, they damn those authors whom they never read. ”

- Charles Churchill
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