Francis Lockier


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  • ''In all my travels I never met with any one Scotchman but what was a man of sense: I believe everybody of that country that has any, leaves it as fast as they can.''
    Francis Lockier (1668-1740), British prelate, man of letters. quoted in Joseph Spence, "1730-1732," pt. 2, Anecdotes (1820).
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  • ''No one will ever shine in conversation, who thinks of saying fine things: to please, one must say many things indifferent, and many very bad.''
    Francis Lockier (1668-1740), British prelate, man of letters. quoted in Joseph Spence, Anecdotes, pt. 2, "1730-32," (1820).
  • ''The one book necessary to be understood by a divine, is the Bible; any others are to be read, chiefly, in order to understand that.''
    Francis Lockier (1668-1740), British prelate, man of letters. quoted in Joseph Spence, Anecdotes, pt. 2, "1730-32," (1820).

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