There is no secret so close as that between a rider and his horse.
Contributed by: hpe0001
The only infallible rule we know is, that the man who is always talking about being a gentleman never is one.
Source: Ask Mamma
Contributed by: Zaady
I can stand a waste of praise.
Source: Handley Cross, 1843
He had a tremendous determination of words to the mouth.
Source: Mr. Sponge’s Sporting Tour
More people are flattered into virtue than bullied out of vice.
Source: The Analysis of the Hunting Field, 1846
He was a gentleman who was generally spoken of as having nothing a-year, paid quarterly.
Better be killed than frightened to death.
Source: Mr. Facey Romford’s Hounds
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