Arthur Murphy

Irish writer

Arthur Murphy (December 27, 1727June 18, 1805) was an Irish writer, known by the pseudonym, Charles Ranger.

A 1777 portrait of Arthur Murphy

Quotes edit

  • Thus far we run before the wind.
    • The Apprentice: A Farce in Two Acts (1756), Act v. Sc. 1.
  • Wit is the most rascally, contemptible, beggarly thing on the face of the earth.
    • The Apprentice: A Farce in Two Acts (1756).
  • Above the vulgar flight of common souls.
    • Zenobia (1768), Act v.
  • Picked up his crumbs.
    • The Upholsterer; or, What News? (1757-58), Act i.

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