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George Granville

Data de nascimento: 9. Março 1666
Data de falecimento: 29. Janeiro 1735

George Granville , foi o primeiro "Barão de Lansdowne", atuando como Conselheiro do Reino Unido e poeta, dramaturgo. Como político, serviu a causa jacobita.

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„A paciência é a virtude de um asno, que trota sob sua carga, e fica quieto.“

—  George Granville

Fonte: Chalita, Mansour. Os mais belos pensamentos de todos os tempos. 4 Edição. Rio de Janeiro: Assoc. Cultural Internac. Gibran. pág. 47

„But, oh! what mighty magician can assuage
A woman's envy?“

—  George Granville, 1st Baron Lansdowne

Progress of Beauty; reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), "Envy", p. 226-27.

„Whoe'er thou art, thy Lord and master see,
Thou wast my Slave, thou art, or thou shalt be.“

—  George Granville, 1st Baron Lansdowne

Inscription for a Figure representing the God of Love. See Genuine Works. (1732) I. 129. Version of a Greek couplet from the Greek Anthology.

„Tis impious pleasure to delight in harm.
And beauty should be kind, as well as charm.“

—  George Granville, 1st Baron Lansdowne

To Myra, line 21; reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), "Beauty", p. 57-63.

„Thy thoughts to nobler meditations give,
And study how to die, not how to live.“

—  George Granville, 1st Baron Lansdowne

Meditations on Death, Stanza 1; reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 504.

„The kiss you take is paid by that you give:
The joy is mutual, and I'm still in debt.“

—  George Granville, 1st Baron Lansdowne

Heroic Love, Act V, scene 1; reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), "Kissing", p. 416-19.

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