Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)
Source: Tom Jones. Book x. Chap. viii.
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
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.
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.
We must eat to live and live to eat.
Source: The Miser. Act iii. Sc. 3.
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