George Meredith

George Meredith

English writer, poet
Among the Diaries beginning with the second quarter of our century, there is frequent mention of a lady then becoming famous for her beauty and her wit: "an unusual combination," in the deliberate syllables of one of the writers, who is, however, not disposed to personal irony when speaking of her.More George Meredith quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Not till the fire is dying in the grate, Look we for any kinship with the stars. Oh, wisdom never comes when it is gold, And the great price we paid for it full worth: We have it only when we are half earth. Little avails that coinage to the old!More George Meredith quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
For singing till his heaven fills,
'Tis love of earth that he instills,
And ever winging up and up,
Our valley is his golden cup,
And he the wine which over flows
To lift us with him as he goes.More George Meredith quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The man or country that fights priestcraft and priests is to my mind striking deeper for freedom than can be struck anywhere.More George Meredith quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Much benevolence of the passive order may be traced to a disinclination to inflict pain upon oneself.More George Meredith quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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