Thomas Gray Quotes

Thomas Gray Quotes: Any fool may write a most valuable book by chance, if he will only tell us what he heard and saw with veracity.
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Thomas Gray Quote: Some village Hampden, that with dauntless breast The little tyrant of his fields withstood, Some mute inglorious Milton here may rest, Some Cromwell guiltless of his country's blood.
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Quotes about Thomas Gray: The language of the age is never the language of poetry, except among the French, whose verse, where the thought or image does not support it, differs in nothing from prose.
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Quote about Thomas Gray: The different steps and degrees of education may be compared to the artificer's operations upon marble; it is one thing to dig it out of the quarry, and another to square it, to give it gloss and lustre, call forth every beautiful spot and vein, shape it into a column, or animate it into a statue.
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Thomas Gray Sayings: Nor grandeur hear with a disdainful smile The short and simple annals of the poor.
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