George Colman Colman

1762 - 1836

A Quote by George Colman, the Younger on men, merit, and modesty

On their own merits modest men are dumb.

George Colman Colman (1762 - 1836)

Source: Epilogue to the Heir at Law.

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A Quote by George Colman, the Younger on good

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Thank you, good sir, I owe you one.

George Colman Colman (1762 - 1836)

Source: The Poor Gentleman. Act i. Sc. 2.

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A Quote by George Colman, the Younger

Three stories high, long, dull, and old, As great lords' stories often are.

George Colman Colman (1762 - 1836)

Source: The Maid of the Moor.

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A Quote by George Colman, the Younger

When taken, To be well shaken.

George Colman Colman (1762 - 1836)

Source: The Newcastle Apothecary.

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A Quote by George Colman, the Younger

O Miss Bailey! Unfortunate Miss Bailey!

George Colman Colman (1762 - 1836)

Source: Love Laughs at Locksmiths. Act ii.

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A Quote by George Colman, the Younger on water

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Mynheer Vandunck, though he never was drunk, Sipped brandy and water gayly.

George Colman Colman (1762 - 1836)

Source: Mynheer Vandunck.

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A Quote by George Colman, the Younger on fatherhood and laws

'T is a very fine thing to be father-in-law To a very magnificent three-tailed Bashaw!

George Colman Colman (1762 - 1836)

Source: Blue Beard. Act ii. Sc. 5.

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A Quote by George Colman, the Younger

Like two single gentlemen rolled into one.

George Colman Colman (1762 - 1836)

Source: Lodgings for Single Gentlemen.

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A Quote by George Colman, the Younger on doctors and success

But when ill indeed, E'en dismissing the doctor don't always succeed.

George Colman Colman (1762 - 1836)

Source: Lodgings for Single Gentlemen.

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A Quote by George Colman, the Younger on impossibility

And what 's impossible can't be, And never, never comes to pass.

George Colman Colman (1762 - 1836)

Source: The Maid of the Moor.

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