Ay, do despise me! I'm the prouder for it; I like to be despised.
Isaac Bickerstaff (1735 - 1787)
Source: The Hypocrite. Act v. Sc. 1.
Contributed by: Zaady
Health is the greatest of all possessions; a pale cobbler is better than a sick king.
Hope! thou nurse of young desire.
Source: Love in a Village. Act i. Sc. 1.
There was a jolly miller once, Lived on the river Dee; He worked and sung from morn till night: No lark more blithe than he.
Source: Love in a Village. Act i. Sc. 2.
Young fellows will be young fellows.
Source: Love in a Village. Act ii. Sc. 2.
And this the burden of his song Forever used to be,- I care for nobody, no, not I, If no one cares for me.
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