Matthew Green - Quotes

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Fling but a stone, the giant dies. ---->>>

Though pleas'd to see the dolphins play, I mind my compass and my way. ---->>>

Avarice, the sphincter of the heart. ---->>>

Thus, I steer my bark, and sail On even keel, with gentle gale. ---->>>

Talk of unusual swell of waist In maid of honor loosely laced. ---->>>

Nor bigots who but one way see, through blinkers of authority. ---->>>

Experience join'd with common sense, To mortals is a providence. ---->>>

They politics like ours profess, the greater prey upon the less. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: British
Born: 1696
Birthplace:
Die: 06-21, 2015
Occupation: Poet
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Matthew Green (1696–1737) was a British poet born of Nonconformist parents. For many years he held a post in the custom house. The few anecdotes that have been preserved show him to have been as witty as his poems would lead one to expect: on one occasion, when the government was about to cut off funds that paid for milk for the custom house cats, Green submitted a petition in their name, winning a reprieve (wikipedia)