Get Your Premium Membership

John Gay

John Gay Photo
Biography | All Poems | Best Poems | Short Poems | Quotes

Comprehensive information about John Gay including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. 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. This educational John Gay resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


Poems are below...



Top 5 Poems

More Information

Sorry, no poems have been posted.

All Poems

Sorry, no poems have been posted.

More Information

Articles

Articles about John Gay or articles that mention John Gay.

Quotes

Here are a few random quotes by John Gay.

See also: All John Gay Quotes

Quote Left The brave love mercy, and delight to save. Quote Right
Go to Quote / Comment

Quote Left Those who in quarrels interpose, must often wipe a bloody nose. Quote Right
Go to Quote / Comment

Quote Left Fools may our scorn, not envy, raise. For envy is a kind of praise. Quote Right
Go to Quote / Comment

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
Go to Quote / Comment

Quote Left Sure men were born to lie, and women to believe them! Quote Right
Go to Quote / Comment