Illiterate him, I say, quite from your memory.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)
Source: The Rivals. Act i. Sc. 2.
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
No scandal about Queen Elizabeth, I hope?
Source: The Critic. Act ii. Sc. 1.
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.
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.
Had I a heart for falsehood framed, I ne'er could injure you.
Source: The Duenna. Act i. Sc. 5.
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