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Robert Hall

Data de nascimento: 2. Maio 1764
Data de falecimento: 21. Fevereiro 1831

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The Rev. Robert Hall was an English Baptist minister.

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„Call things by their right names... Glass of brandy and water! That is the current but not the appropriate name: ask for a glass of liquid fire and distilled damnation.“

—  Robert Hall
Gregory's Life of Hall, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919). Compare: "He calls drunkenness an expression identical with ruin", Diogenes Laërtius, Pythagoras, vi. "A drunkard clasp his teeth and not undo 'em, To suffer wet damnation to run through 'em", Cyril Tourneur, The Revenger’s Tragedy, Act iii, Scene 1.

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„He [Kippis] might be a very clever man by nature for aught I know, but he laid so many books upon his head that his brains could not move.“

—  Robert Hall
On Kippis; Gregory’s Life of Hall, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

„His imperial fancy has laid all Nature under tribute, and has collected riches from every scene of the creation and every walk of art.“

—  Robert Hall
On Burke; Apology for the Freedom of the Press, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

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