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William Congreve (24 January 1670 – 19 January 1729) was an English playwright and poet.. English playwright and poet


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Quote Left Music hath charms to soothe a savage breast, To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak. N.B.: This quote is commonly misquoted as savage beast. Quote Right
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Quote Left I nauseate walking; 'tis a country diversion; I loathe the country Quote Right
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Quote Left 'Tis well enough for a servant to be bred at an University. But the education is a little too pedantic for a gentleman. Quote Right
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Quote Left I know that’s a secret, for it’s whispered everywhere. Quote Right
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Quote Left Music has charms to soothe the savage breast To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak. Quote Right
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