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Lady Marguerite Blessington
(1789-1849) born on
Sep 01
English socialite, writer. She is chiefly remembered for her "Conversations of Lord Byron" and for the intellectual circle which she headed in London.
         
   
F
Mountains appear more lofty the nearer they are approached, but great men resemble them not in this particular.

R
Wit lives in the present, but genius survives the future.
A
Memory seldom fails when its office is to show us the tombs of our buried hopes.
N
The vices of the rich and great are mistaken for errors; and those of the poor and lowly, for crimes.
K
Friends are the thermometer by which we may judge the temperature of our fortunes.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Night Thought Book," 1834.
R: In "And I Quote," by Ashton Applewhite, 1992.
A: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
N: In "2,715 One-Line Quotations for Speakers, Writers & Raconteurs," by Edward F. Murphy, 1981.
K: In "And I Quote," by Ashton Applewhite, 1992.
   


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