David Mallet - Quotes

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The wailing owl Screams solitary to the mournful moon. ---->>>

Affliction is the wholesome soil of virtue, where patience, honor, sweet humility, and calm fortitude, take root and strongly flourish. ---->>>

Uncertainty! fell demon of our fears! The human soul that can support despair, supports not thee. ---->>>

True valor, on virtue founded strong, meets all events alike. ---->>>

A sovereign's great example forms a people; the public breast is noble or vile as he inspires it. ---->>>

I courted fame but as a spur to brave and honest deeds; who despises fame will soon renounce the virtues that deserve it. ---->>>

Who hath not known ill fortune, never knew himself, or his own virtue. ---->>>


Nationality: Scottish
Born: 06-21, 2015
Die: 1765
Occupation: Dramatist

David Mallet (or Malloch) (c.1705–1765) was a Scottish dramatist. He was educated at the University of Edinburgh, and went to London in 1723 to work as a private tutor. There he became friendly with Alexander Pope, James Thomson, and other literary figures including Henry St John, Viscount Bolingbroke (wikipedia)