O Miss Bailey! Unfortunate Miss Bailey!
George Colman Colman (1762 - 1836)
Source: Love Laughs at Locksmiths. Act ii.
Contributed by: Zaady
On their own merits modest men are dumb.
Source: Epilogue to the Heir at Law.
Thank you, good sir, I owe you one.
Source: The Poor Gentleman. Act i. Sc. 2.
Three stories high, long, dull, and old, As great lords' stories often are.
Source: The Maid of the Moor.
When taken, To be well shaken.
Source: The Newcastle Apothecary.
'T is a very fine thing to be father-in-law To a very magnificent three-tailed Bashaw!
Source: Blue Beard. Act ii. Sc. 5.
Like two single gentlemen rolled into one.
Source: Lodgings for Single Gentlemen.
But when ill indeed, E'en dismissing the doctor don't always succeed.
And what 's impossible can't be, And never, never comes to pass.
Mynheer Vandunck, though he never was drunk, Sipped brandy and water gayly.
Source: Mynheer Vandunck.
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