Richard Chenevix Trench

(1807 - 1886 / Ireland)

Richard Chenevix Trench Quotes

  • ''Grammar is the logic of speech, even as logic is the grammar of reason.''
    Richard Chenevix Trench (1807-1886), Irish ecclesiastic, archbishop of Dublin. On the Study of Words, lecture 1 (1858).
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On Leaving Rome

ADDRESSED TO A FRIEND RESIDING IN THAT CITY
O lately written in the roll of friends,
O written late, not last, three happy months
Under the shadow of the Capitol,
A pleasant time, made pleasanter by thee,
It has been mine to live- three months of spring,
Which pleasant in themselves and for thy sake,
Had yet this higher, that they stirred in the heart
The motions of continual thankfulness

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