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An Irish writer and physician known for his pastoral poem The Deserted Village.. Anglo-Irish writer and poet


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Quote Left To what fortuitous occurrence do we not owe every pleasure and convenience of our lives. Quote Right
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Quote Left If one wishes to become rich they must appear rich. Quote Right
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Quote Left Ill fares the land, to hast'ning ill a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay Princes and Lords may flourish, or may fade A breath can make them, as a breath has made but a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroyed can never be supplied. Quote Right
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Quote Left Girls like to be played with, and rumpled a little too, sometimes. Quote Right
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Quote Left As writers become more numerous, it is natural for readers to become more indolent; whence must necessarily arise a desire of attaining knowledge with the greatest possible ease. Quote Right
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