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James Thomson
(1834-1882) born on
Nov 23
Scottish poet, essayist. He was best known for "The City of Dreadful Night," about his despair of political affairs.
         
   
F
See, Winter comes to rule the varied year.

R
A pleasing land of drowsyhed it was,
Of dreams that wave before the half-shut eye;
And of gay castles in the clouds that pass,
Forever flushing round a summer sky . . .
A
Health is the vital principle of bliss,
And exercise, of health.
N
Once in a stately passion
I cried with desperate grief,
'O Lord, my heart is black with guile,
Of sinners I am chief.'"
K
I think a bishop who doesn't give offence to anyone is probably not a good bishop.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: The Seasons. Winter. Line 1.
R: The Castle of Indolence. Canto i. Stanza 6.
A: The Castle of Indolence. Canto ii. Stanza 55.
N: From "My QuoteList...," by Sanjay; an internet collection of quotations.
K: "Daily Telegraph," (London) 30 May 1991.
   


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