It is a maxim that man and wife should never have it in their power to hang one another.
George Farquhar (1678 - 1707)
Source: The Beaux’ Stratagem
Contributed by: Zaady
Money is the sinews of love, as of war.
Aimwell: Then you understand Latin, Mr. Bonniface? Bonniface: Not I, Sir, as the saying is, but he talks it so very fast that I'm sure it must be good.
Captain is a good traveling name, and so I take it.
Necessity, the mother of invention.
Source: The Twin Rivals. Act i.
I believe they talked of me, for they laughed consumedly.
Source: The Beaux’ Stratagem. Act iii. Sc. 1.
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