Martin Farquhar Tupper Quote

Humility is the softening shadow before the stature of Excellence, And lieth lowly on the ground, beloved and lovely as the violet.


Proverbial philosophy: in 4 ser., now first complete (ed. 1871)

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Humility is the softening shadow before the stature of Excellence, And lieth lowly on the ground, beloved and lovely as the violet.

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Humility is the softening shadow before the stature of Excellence, And lieth lowly on the ground, beloved and lovely as the violet.

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Humility is the softening shadow before the stature of Excellence, And lieth lowly on the ground, beloved and lovely as the violet.

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Humility is the softening shadow before the stature of Excellence, And lieth lowly on the ground, beloved and lovely as the violet.