Thy modesty 's a candle to thy merit.
Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)
Source: Tom Thumb the Great. Act i. Sc. 3.
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
The dusky night rides down the sky, And ushers in the morn' The hounds all join in glorious cry, The huntsman winds his horn: And a-hunting we will go.
Source: A-Hunting We Will Go
Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea.
Source: Love in Several Masques.
Distinction without a difference.
Source: Tom Jones. Book vi. Chap. xiii.
A late facetious writer, who told the public that whenever he was dull they might be assured there was a design in it.
Source: Tom Jones
When I'm not thank'd at all, I'm thank'd enough; I've done my duty, and I've done no more.
We must eat to live and live to eat.
Source: The Miser. Act iii. Sc. 3.
Oh, the roast beef of England, And old England's roast beef!
Source: The Grub Street Opera. Act iii. Sc. 2.
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