” Poetry and consumption are the most flattering of diseases. “


” Hope is a flatterer, but the most upright of all parasites, for she frequents the poor man’s hut, as well as the palace of his superior. “


” The lines of poetry, the period of prose, and even the texts of Scripture most frequently recollected and quoted, are those which are felt to be preeminently musical. “


” Grandeur and beauty are so very opposite, that you often diminish the one as you increase the other. Variety is most akin to the latter, simplicity to the former. “



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Poetry and consumption are the most flattering of diseases.
Hope is a flatterer, but the most upright of all parasites, for she frequents the poor man
The lines of poetry, the period of prose, and even the texts of Scripture most frequently recollected and quoted, are those which are felt to be preeminently musical.
Grandeur and beauty are so very opposite, that you often diminish the one as you increase the other. Variety is most akin to the latter, simplicity to the former.

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