I give thee sixpence! I will see thee damned first.
George Canning (1770 - 1827)
Source: The Friend of Humanity and the Knife-Grinder.
Contributed by: Zaady
Story! God bless you! I have none to tell, sir.
So down thy hill, romantic Ashbourn, glides The Derby dilly, carrying three INSIDES.
Source: The Loves of the Triangles. Line 178.
No, here 's to the pilot that weathered the storm!
Source: The Pilot That Weathered the Storm.
And finds, with keen, discriminating sight, Black 's not so black,-nor white so very white.
Source: New Morality.
Give me the avowed, the erect, the manly foe, Bold I can meet,-perhaps may turn his blow! But of all plagues, good Heaven, thy wrath can send, Save, save, oh save me from the candid friend!
I called the New World into existence to redress the balance of the Old.
Source: The King's Message, Dec. 12, 1826.
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