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Matthew Prior
(1664-1721) born on
Jul 21
English poet, diplomat. He was a noted epigrammist; co-wrote "Country Mouse and the City Mouse," 1687 and philosophical prose.
         
   
F
They never taste who always drink;
They always talk, who never think.

R
For hope is but a dream for those that wake.
A
For, when with beauty we can virtue join,
We paint the semblance of a form divine.
N
The ends must justify the means.
K
In argument similes are like songs in love; they describe much, but prove nothing.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Upon This Passage in Scaligerana."
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: In "Wisdom of the Ages at Your Fingertips," MCR software, 1995.
N: "Hans Carvel."
K: In "Instant Quotation Dictionary," by Donald O. Bolander, 1979.
   


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