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Charles Churchill Quotes

(1731-1764), British Poet, Satirist

Though by whim, envy, or resentment led, they damn those authors whom they never read.

Category: Critics And Criticism

Prudent dullness marked him for a mayor.

Category: Dullness

Half-starved spiders prey'd on half-starved flies.

Category: Famine

Genius is independent of situation.

Category: Genius

Little do such men know the toil, the pains, the daily, nightly racking of the brains, to range the thoughts, the matter to digest, to cull fit phrases, and reject the rest.

Category: Poetry And Poets

He mouths a sentence as curs mouth a bone.

Category: Speakers And Speaking

Who often, but without success, have prayed for apt Alliteration's artful aid.

Category: Writers And Writing