Quotes by Sir William Watson

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Sir William Watson (1858 August 11, 1935), was an English poet, popular in his time for the political content of his verse. He was born at Burley, Wharfedale in Yorkshire.

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Pain with the thousand teeth.

His friends he loved. His direst earthly foes -- cats -- I believe he did but feign to hate. My hand will miss the insinuated nose, mine eyes the tail that wagg'd contempt at Fate.
The thirst to know and understand, a large and liberal discontent.
And must I wholly banish hence these red and golden juices, and pay my vows to Abstinence, that pallidest of Muses?

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