29 April 1667 – 27 February 1735
The Occasion Of The Law Suit. Chapter I
Epitaph On Don Francisco
All political parties die at last of swallowing their own lies.
John Arbuthnot (1667-1735), Scottish writer, physician. Quoted in Richard Garnett, Life of Emerson, ch. 7 (1888).
One of the new terrors of death.
John Arbuthnot (1667-1735), Scottish writer, physician. Quoted in Robert Carruthers, The Poetical Works of Pope, vol. 1, ch. 3 (1853). Arbuthnot referred to Edmund Curll, publisher of brief biographies of eminent people following their deaths.
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