Penny saved is a penny got.
Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)
Source: The Miser. Act iii. Sc. 12.
Contributed by: Zaady
Petition me no petitions, sir, to-day; Let other hours be set apart for business. To-day it is our pleasure to be drunk; And this our queen shall be as drunk as we.
Source: Tom Thumb the Great. Act i. Sc. 2.
Neither great poverty nor great riches will hear reason.
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.
His designs were strictly honourable, as the phrase is; that is, to rob a lady of her fortune by way of marriage.
Source: Tom Jones, (1749) bk. xi, ch. 4
Some folks rail against other folks, because other folks have what some folks would be glad of.
Source: Joseph Andrews
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.
Source: Tom Thumb the Great. Act i. Sc. 3.
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