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John Gay Biography...John Gay was an English poet and dramatist and member of the Scriblerus Club. He is best remembered for The Beggar's Opera (1728), set to music by Johann Christoph Pepusch.


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Quote Left A rich rogue nowadays is fit company for any gentleman; and the world, my dear, hath not such a contempt for roguery as you imagine. Quote Right
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Quote Left O Polly, you might have toyed and kissed, by keeping men off, you keep them on. Quote Right
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Quote Left Life is a jest; and all things show it. I thought so once; but now I know it. Quote Right
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Quote Left Do you think your mother and I should have lived comfortably so long together, if ever we had been married? Baggage! Quote Right
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Quote Left But money, wife, is the true Fuller's Earth for reputations, there is not a spot or a stain but what it can take out. Quote Right
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