Charles Churchill (7 Quotations)
:: 1731-1764, British Poet, Satirist
Genius is independent of situation.
~ Charles Churchill - [Genius]
Half-starved spiders prey'd on half-starved flies.
~ Charles Churchill - [Famine]
He mouths a sentence as curs mouth a bone.
~ Charles Churchill - [Speakers and Speaking]
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.
~ Charles Churchill - [Poetry and Poets]
Prudent dullness marked him for a mayor.
~ Charles Churchill - [Dullness]
Though by whim, envy, or resentment led, they damn those authors whom they never read.
~ Charles Churchill - [Critics and Criticism]
Who often, but without success, have prayed for apt Alliteration's artful aid.
~ Charles Churchill - [Writers and Writing]
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