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Sir Walter Raleigh

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Sir Walter Raleigh is a famed English writer, poet, courtier, aristocrat, and explorer. His most influential work of poetry was entitled "The Lie." He was born in Devon, England and died in London.


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Quote Left Speaking much is a sign of vanity, for he that is lavish with words is a niggard in deed. Quote Right
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Quote Left There is nothing exempt from the peril of mutation; the earth, heavens, and whole world is thereunto subject. Quote Right
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Quote Left Remember, that if thou marry for beauty, thou bindest thyself all thy life for that which perchance will neither last nor please thee one year and when thou hast it, it will be to thee of no price at all for the desire dieth when it is attained, and the affection perisheth when it is satisfied. Quote Right
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Quote Left PASSIONS are liken'd best to floods and streams: The shallow murmur, but the deep are dumb; So, when affection yields discourse, it seems The bottom is but shallow whence they come. They that are rich in words, in words discover That they are poor in that which makes a lover. Quote Right
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Quote Left Even such is Time, which takes in trust Our youth, our joys, and all we have,... Quote Right
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