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Quote Left Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned. Quote Right
Quote Left Invention flags, his brain goes muddy, and black despair succeeds brown study. Quote Right
Quote Left Defer not till tomorrow to be wise, tomorrow's sun to thee may never rise. Quote Right
Quote Left A hungry wolf at all the herd will run, In hopes, through many, to make sure of one Quote Right
Quote Left In my conscience I believe the baggage loves me, for she never speaks well of me herself, nor suffers any body else to rail at me. Quote Right
Quote Left I know that’s a secret, for it’s whispered everywhere. Quote Right
Quote Left Music has charms to soothe the savage breast To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak. Quote Right
Quote Left All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind. Quote Right
Quote Left 'Tis well enough for a servant to be bred at an University. But the education is a little too pedantic for a gentleman. Quote Right
Quote Left Music hath charms to soothe a savage breast, To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.N.B. This quote is commonly misquoted as savage beast. Quote Right
Quote Left I hope you do not think me prone to an iteration of nuptials. Quote Right
Quote Left Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned. Quote Right
Quote Left He that first cries out stop thief, is often he that has stolen the treasure. Quote Right
Quote Left I nauseate walking; 'tis a country diversion; I loathe the country Quote Right
Quote Left Men are apt to offend ('tis true) where they find most goodness to forgive. Quote Right
Quote Left Every man plays the fool once in his lif marry is playing the fool all one's life, but to marry is to playing the fool all one's life long. Quote Right
Quote Left Thus grief still treads upon the heels of pleasure: Married in haste, we may repent at leisure. Quote Right
Quote Left For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. Quote Right
Quote Left I came upstairs into the world for I was born in a cellar. Quote Right
Quote Left Music hath charms to soothe a savage breast, To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak. N.B.: This quote is commonly misquoted as savage beast. Quote Right
Quote Left In my conscience I believe the baggage loves me, for she never speaks well of me herself, nor suffers any body else to rail at me Quote Right
Quote Left Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned,
Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.
Quote Right
Quote Left You are all camphire and frankincense, all chastity and odour. Quote Right
Quote Left Whom she refuses, she treats still / With so much sweet behaviour, / That her refusal, through her skill, / Looks almost like a favour. Quote Right
Quote Left Music has charms to soothe the savage breast
To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
Quote Right
Quote Left I came upstairs into the world; for I was born in a cellar. Quote Right
Quote Left For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds,
And though a late, a sure reward succeeds.
Quote Right
Quote Left For 'tis some virtue, virtue to commend. Quote Right
Quote Left Blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, and though a late, a sure reward succeeds. Quote Right
Quote Left Courtship to marriage, as a very witty prologue to a very dull play. Quote Right
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