Matthew Prior Quotes

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Born: July 21, 1664,
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Died: , September 18, 1721
Occupation: Author

1.
Fantastic tyrant of the amorous heart. How hard thy yoke, how cruel thy dart. Those escape your anger who refuse your sway, and those are punished most, who most obey.
- Matthew Prior

2.
For, when with beauty we can virtue join, We paint the semblance of a form divine.
- Matthew Prior

3.
Hopes are but the dreams of those that wake.
- Matthew Prior

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