When widows exclaim loudly against second marriages, I would always lay a wager, that the man, if not the wedding-day, is absolutely fixed on.
Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)
Contributed by: Zaady
I am as sober as a judge.
Source: Don Quixote in England. Act iii. Sc. 14.
This story will not go down.
Source: Tumble-down Dick.
Thy modesty 's a candle to thy merit.
Source: Tom Thumb the Great. Act i. Sc. 3.
Make money your God, and it will plague you like the devil.
All Nature wears one universal grin.
Source: Tom Thumb the Great. Act i. Sc. 1.
'I did not mean to abuse the cloth; I only said your conclusion was a non sequitur.'- 'You are another,' cries the sergeant.
Source: Tom Jones
To whom nothing is given, of him can nothing be required.
Source: Joseph Andrews
It is well known to all great men, that by conferring an obligation they do not always procure a friend, but are certain of creating many enemies.
Penny saved is a penny got.
Source: The Miser. Act iii. Sc. 12.
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