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George Lyttelton (1709 – 1773)


Known as Sir George Lyttelton, Baronet between 1751 and 1756, was a British politician and statesman and a patron of the arts.
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George Lyttelton
Alas! by some degree of woe
We every bliss must gain;
The heart can ne'er a transport know
That never feels a pain.
Lyttelton quotes
How much the wife is dearer than the bride.
Lyttelton
The lover in the husband may be lost.




What is your sex's earliest, latest care,
Your heart's supreme ambition? To be fair.
Lyttelton George 1st Baron
None without hope e'er lov'd the brightest fair,
But love can hope where reason would despair.
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Where none admire, 't is useless to excel;
Where none are beaux, 't is vain to be a belle.
George Lyttelton
Women, like princes, find few real friends.
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