George Chapman, 1559 - 1634
Born: ca. 1559, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England
Died: 12 May 1634, London, England
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- And let a scholar all earth's volumes carry, he will be but a walking dictionary: a mere articulate clock. permalink
- Flatterers look like friends, as wolves like dogs. permalink
The Conspiracy of Byron (1608)
- He that shuns trifles must shun the world. permalink
- Ignorance is the mother of admiration. permalink
The Widow's Tears (1612)
- Poetry, unlike oratory, should not aim at clarity ... but be dense with meaning, 'something to be chewed and digested'. permalink
Preface to Ovid's Banquet of Sense (1595)
- Promise is most given when the least is said. permalink
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