Some excel in rhyme who reason foolishly.
Brimful of learning, see the pedant stride, bristling with horrid Greek, and puffed with pride! — A thousand authors he in vain has read, and with their maxims stuffed his empty head; and thinks that without Aristotle’s rules, reason is blind, and common sense a fool!
A fool always finds a greater fool to admire him.
If your descent is from heroic sires, show in your life a remnant of their fires.
Trouble rides behind and gallops with him.
Of every four words I write, I strike out three.
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