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Samuel Daniel

Data de nascimento: 1562
Data de falecimento: 14. Outubro 1619

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Samuel Daniel foi um poeta e historiador inglês, distinguido como poeta laureado.

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„Unless above himself he can
Erect himself, how poor a thing is man!“

—  Samuel Daniel
To the Countess of Cumberland. Stanza 12, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

„As that the walls worn thin, permit the mind
To look out thorough, and his frailty find. 1“

—  Samuel Daniel
History of the Civil War (1595), Book iv, Stanza 84, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919). Compare: "The soul's dark cottage, batter'd and decay'd, Lets in new light through chinks that Time has made", Edmund Waller, Verses upon his Divine Poesy.

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„And for the few that only lend their ear,
That few is all the world.“

—  Samuel Daniel
Musophilus (1599), Stanza 97, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

„This is the thing that I was born to do.“

—  Samuel Daniel
Musophilus (1599), Stanza 100, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

„Sacred religion! mother of form and fear.“

—  Samuel Daniel
Musophilus (1599), Stanza 57, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

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„And who (in time) knows whither we may vent
The treasure of our tongue? To what strange shores
This gain of our best glory shall be sent
T' enrich unknowing nations with our stores?
What worlds in the yet unformed Occident
May come refin'd with th' accents that are ours?“

—  Samuel Daniel
Musophilus (1599), Stanza 163, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919). Compare: "Westward the course of empire takes its way", George Berkeley, On the Prospect of Planting Arts and Learning in America.

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