The number of those who undergo the fatigue of judging for themselves is very small indeed.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)
Contributed by: Anu
You shall see them on a beautiful quarto page, where a neat rivulet of text shall meander through a meadow of margin.
Source: School for Scandal. Act i. Sc. 1.
Contributed by: Zaady
You write with ease to show your breeding, But easy writing 's curst hard reading.
Source: Clio's Protest. Life of Sheridan (Moore). Vol. i. p. 155.
We will not anticipate the past; so mind, young people,-our retrospection will be all to the future.
Source: The Rivals. Act iv. Sc. 2.
Where they do agree on the stage, their unanimity is wonderful.
Source: The Critic. Act ii. Sc. 2.
While his off-heel, insidiously aside, Provokes the caper which he seems to chide.
Source: Pizarro. The Prologue.
You are not like Cerberus, three gentlemen at once, are you?
You 're our enemy; lead the way, and we 'll precede.
Source: The Rivals. Act v. Sc. 1.
Such protection as vultures give to lambs.
Source: Pizarro. Act ii. Sc. 2.
'T is safest in matrimony to begin with a little aversion.
Source: The Rivals. Act i. Sc. 2.
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