Republic of letters.
Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)
Source: Tom Jones. Book xiv. Chap. i.
Contributed by: Zaady
Can any man have a higher notion of the rule of right and the eternal fitness of things?
Source: Tom Jones. Book iv. Chap. iv.
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.
Source: Tom Jones. Book x. Chap. viii.
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.
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