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Who shall dispute what the Reviewers say?
Their word's sufficient; and to ask a reason,
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Who shall dispute what the Reviewers say?
Their word's sufficient; and to ask a reason,
In such a state as theirs, is downright treason.

by Charles Churchill Found in: Criticism Quotes,
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I criticize by creation--not by finding fault.

I criticize by creation--not by finding fault.

by Charles Churchill Found in: Criticism Quotes,
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But, spite of all the criticising elves,
Those who would make us feel, must feel themselves.

But, spite of all the criticising elves,
Those who would make us feel, must feel themselves.

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Like the dreams,
Children of night, of indigestion bred.

Like the dreams,
Children of night, of indigestion bred.

by Charles Churchill Found in: Dreams Quotes,
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My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to
persuade my wife to marry me.

My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to
persuade my wife to marry me.

by Charles Churchill Found in: Matrimony Quotes,
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Fashion--a word which knaves and fools may use,
Their knavery and folly to excuse.

Fashion--a word which knaves and fools may use,
Their knavery and folly to excuse.

by Charles Churchill Found in: Fashion Quotes,
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Man and wife,
Coupled together for the sake of strife.

Man and wife,
Coupled together for the sake of strife.

by Charles Churchill Found in: Matrimony Quotes,
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Matrons, who toss the cup, and see
The grounds of fate in grounds of tea.

Matrons, who toss the cup, and see
The grounds of fate in grounds of tea.

by Charles Churchill Found in: Tea Quotes,
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Though by whim, envy, or resentment led,
They damn those authors whom they never read.

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

by Charles Churchill Found in: Criticism Quotes,
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With various readings stored his empty skull,
Learn'd without sense, and venerably dull.

With various readings stored his empty skull,
Learn'd without sense, and venerably dull.

by Charles Churchill Found in: Stupidity Quotes,
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