What sculpture is to a block of marble education is to the soul.
There is not a more unhappy being than a superannuated idol.
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It must be so—Plato, thou reason’st well! – Else whence this pleasing hope, this fond desire, This longing after immortality? Or whence this secret dread, and inward horror, Of falling into naught ? Why shrinks the soul Back on herself, and startles at destruction ‘Tis the divinity that stirs within us; ‘Tis heaven itself, that points out an hereafter, And intimates eternity to man. Eternity! thou pleasing, dreadful thought !
|Birth:||1st May, 1672|
|Death:||17th June, 1719|
|Profession:||Essayist, Poet, Politician, Playwriter|
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