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Famous quotes containing the words read, sir and/or herbert:

    Romances I ne’er read like those I have seen.
    George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)

    Thou didst create the night, but I made the lamp.
    Thou didst create clay, but I made the cup.
    Thou didst create the deserts, mountains and forests,
    I produced the orchards, gardens and groves.
    It is I who made the glass out of stone,
    And it is I who turn a poison into an antidote.
    Muhammad, Sir Iqbal (1873–1938)

    I know the wayes of learning; both the head
    And pipes that feed the presse, and make it runne;
    —George Herbert (1593–1633)