Matthew Prior Quote
“Be to her virtues very kind;
Be to her faults a little blind;
Let all her ways be unconfined;
And clap your padlock — on her mind!”
An English Padlock (1707).
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsMatthew Prior
Born: July 21, 1664
Died: September 18, 1721 (aged 57)
Bio: Matthew Prior was an English poet and diplomat.
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