Robert Blair - Quotes

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Friendship! Mysterious cement of the soul, Sweet'ner of life, and solder of society. ---->>>

How blunt are all the arrows of thy quiver in comparison with those of guilt. ---->>>

Of joys departed, not to return, how painful the remembrance. ---->>>

Throughout the whole vegetable, sensible, and rational world, whatever makes progress towards maturity, as soon as it has passed that point, begins to verge towards decay. ---->>>

Its visits, like those of angels, short, and far between. ---->>>

Affectation is certain deformity; by forming themselves on fantastic models, the young begin with being ridiculous, and often end in being vicious. ---->>>

The grave, dread thing! Men shiver when thou'rt named: Nature appalled, Shakes off her wonted firmness. ---->>>

Action, so to speak, is the genius of nature. ---->>>

When it draws near to witching time of night. ---->>>


Nationality: Scottish
Born: April 17, 1699
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Die: February 4, 1746
Occupation: Poet

Robert Blair (17 April 1699 – 4 February 1746) was a Scottish poet. His fame rests upon his poem The Grave, which, in a later printing was illustrated by William Blake.(wikipedia)