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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 O eloquent, just, and mighty Death! whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded; what none hath dared, thou hast done; and whom all the world ... Quote Right
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Quote Left Fain would I climb, yet fear I to fall. 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 All men are evil and will declare themselves to be so when occasion is offered. Quote Right
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Quote Left The difference between a rich man and a poor man is this -- the former eats when he pleases, and the latter when he can get it. Quote Right
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