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English Clergyman, Essayist and Wit, 1771-1845
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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“How can a bishop marry? How can he flirt? The most he can say is, "I will see you in the vestry after service”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The dearest things in the world are our neighbor's eyes; they cost everybody more than anything else in housekeeping”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The schoolboy whips his taxed top; the beardless youth manages his taxed horse with a taxed bridle on a taxed road; and the dying Englishman, pouring his medicine, which has paid seven per cent, into a spoon that has paid fifteen per cent, flings him”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“I never read a book before reviewing it - it prejudices a man so”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“An ounce of wit is worth a pound of argument”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Never give way to melancholy; resist it steadily, for the habit will encroach.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“A great deal of talent is lost to the world for want of a little courage. Every day sends to their graves obscure men whose timidity prevented them from making a first effort.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Manners are like the shadows of virtues, they are the momentary display of those qualities which our fellow creatures love and respect.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“As the French say, there are three sexes, - men, women, and clergymen”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can only do a little. Do what you can.”

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