There is nothing settled in manners, but the laws of behaviour yield to the energy of the individual.
Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)
Source: Essays. Second Series. Manners.
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
The hearing ear is always found close to the speaking tongue.
Source: English Traits. Race.
The life of the husbandman,-a life fed by the bounty of earth and sweetened by the airs of heaven.
Source: The Husbandman's Life.
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.
Copyright © 2014 Gaiam, Inc.