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William Congreve (1670 - 1729)
English dramatist [more author details]
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All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind.
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William Congreve
Defer not till tomorrow to be wise, tomorrow's sun to thee may never rise.
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William Congreve
He that first cries out stop thief, is often he that has stolen the treasure.
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William Congreve, Love for Love (1695)
I came upstairs into the world; for I was born in a cellar.
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William Congreve, Love for Love (1695)
Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned,
Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.
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William Congreve, The Mourning Bride, 1697, act III scene 8
Music has charms to soothe the savage breast
To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
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William Congreve, The Mourning Bride, Act 1 Scene 1

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