Now who will stand on either hand, And keep the bridge with me?
1842 Lays of Ancient Rome,'Horatius', stanza 29.
Forget all feuds, and shed one English tear O'er English dust. A broken heart lies here.1st Baron
Every man who has seen the world knows that nothing is so useless as a general maxim.1st Baron
Knowledge advances by steps, and not by leaps.1st Baron
History, at least in its ideal state of perfection, is a compound of poetry and philosophy.1st Baron
Truth, like all other good things, may be loved unwisely may be pursued too keenly may cost too much.1st Baron
We know of no spectacle so ridiculous as the British public in one of its periodical fits of morality.1st Baron
Persecution produced its natural effect on them.It found them a sect; it made them a faction.1st Baron