If I reprehend anything in this world, it is the use of my oracular tongue, and a nice derangement of epitaphs!
Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)
Source: The Rivals. Act iii. Sc. 3.
Contributed by: Zaady
Illiterate him, I say, quite from your memory.
Source: The Rivals. Act i. Sc. 2.
Inconsolable to the minuet in Ariadne.
Source: The Critic. Act ii. Sc. 2.
My valour is certainly going! it is sneaking off! I feel it oozing out, as it were, at the palm of my hands!
Source: The Rivals. Act v. Sc. 3.
No caparisons, miss, if you please. Caparisons don't become a young woman.
Source: The Rivals. Act iv. Sc. 2.
As headstrong as an allegory on the banks of the Nile.
As there are three of us come on purpose for the game, you won't be so cantankerous as to spoil the party by sitting out.
Certainly nothing is unnatural that is not physically impossible.
Source: The Critic. Act ii. Sc. 1.
Conscience has no more to do with gallantry than it has with politics.
Source: The Duenna. Act ii. Sc. 4.
Egad, I think the interpreter is the hardest to be understood of the two!
Source: The Critic. Act i. Sc. 2.
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