Charles Sprague

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Charles Sprague

Charles Sprague (1791–1875) was an early American poet.

Quotes[edit]

  • Lo where the stage, the poor, degraded stage,
    Holds its warped mirror to a gaping age.
    • Curiosity, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
  • Through life’s dark road his sordid way he wends,
    An incarnation of fat dividends.
    • Curiosity, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
  • Behold! in Liberty’s unclouded blaze
    We lift our heads, a race of other days.
    • Centennial Ode. Stanza 22, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
  • Yes, social friend, I love thee well,
    In learned doctors’ spite;
    Thy clouds all other clouds dispel,
    And lap me in delight.
    • To my Cigar, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
  • Gay, guiltless pair,
    What seek ye from the fields of heaven?
    Ye have no need of prayer,
    Ye have no sins to be forgiven.
    • The Winged Worshippers

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