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Ebenezer Elliott Quotes


An English poet, known as the Corn Law rhymer.
(1781 - 1849)

If't were not for my cat and dog, I think I could not live.
[Animals]
 

Life is short, and time is swift; Roses fade, and shadows shift.
[Life]
 

Sleep, to the homeless thou art home; the friendless find in thee a friend.
[Sleep]
 

What is a Communist? One who hath yearnings For equal division of unequal earnings, Idler or bungler, or both, he is willing, To fork out his copper and pocket your shilling.