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Henry Fielding

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Commend a fool for his wit, or a rogue for his honesty and he will receive you into his favor.

— Henry Fielding

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He that can heroically endure adversity will bear prosperity with equal greatness of soul; for the mind that cannot be dejected by the former is not likely to be transported with the later.

— Henry Fielding

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A rich man without charity is a rogue; and perhaps it would be no difficult matter to prove that he is also a fool.

— Henry Fielding

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If you make money your god, it will plague you like the devil.

— Henry Fielding

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A good face they say, is a letter of recommendation. O Nature, Nature, why art thou so dishonest, as ever to send men with these false recommendations into the World!

— Henry Fielding

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A truly elegant taste is generally accompanied with excellency of heart.

— Henry Fielding

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Censor of Great Britain" until November of the same year. The particular play that triggered the Licensing Act was The Golden Rump but Fielding's satires had set the tone. Though a minor item in Fielding's total oeuvre the subject is consistent with his ongoing preoccupation with fraud sham and masks.

Henry Fielding (22 April 1707 – 8 October 1754) was an English novelist and dramatist known for his rich earthy humour and satirical prowess and as the author of the novel Tom Jones. His younger sister Sarah also became a successful writer.

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