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William C. Bryant
(1794-1878) born on
Nov 03
US poet, editor. His best known poem was "Thanatopsis," 1811; edited "NY Evening Post."
         
   
F
Loveliest of lovely things are they
On earth, that soonest pass away.
The rose that lives its little hour
Is prized beyond the sculptured flower.

R
Weep not that the world changes - did it keep a stable, changeless state, it were cause indeed to weep.
A
Eloquence is the poetry of prose.
N
Truth gets well if she is run over by a locomotive, while error dies of lockjaw if she scratches her finger.
K
Difficulty, my brethren, is the nurse of greatness -- a harsh nurse, who roughly rocks her foster children into strength and athletic proportion.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Wisdom of the Ages at Your Fingertips," MCR software, 1995.
R: In "Wisdom of the Ages at Your Fingertips," MCR software, 1995.
A: In "Wisdom of the Ages at Your Fingertips," MCR software, 1995.
N: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
K: Speech, 15 Dec 1851.
   


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