Wilt thou seal up the avenues of ill? Pay every debt, as if God wrote the bill!
Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)
Source: Suum Cuique.
Contributed by: Zaady
The manly part is to do with might and main what you can do.
Source: The Conduct of Life. Wealth.
The nobleman of the garden.
Source: The Pineapple.
The passages of Shakespeare that we most prize were never quoted until within this century.
Source: Quotation and Originality.
The silent organ loudest chants The master's requiem.
The surest way to hit a woman's heart is to take aim kneeling.
Source: Douglas Jerrold's Wit.
The ugliest of trades have their moments of pleasure. Now, if I were a grave-digger, or even a hangman, there are some people I could work for with a great deal of enjoyment.
Source: Ugly Trades.
The virtue in most request is conformity. Self-reliance is its aversion. It loves not realities and creators, but names and customs.
The alleged power to charm down insanity, or ferocity in beasts, is a power behind the eye.
The best thing I know between France and England is the sea.
Source: The Anglo-French Alliance.
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