Love is a boy by poets styl'd; Then spare the rod and spoil the child.
Samuel Butler (1612 - 1680)
Source: Hudibras. Part ii. Canto i. Line 843.
Contributed by: Zaady
The want of money is the root of all evil.
He made an instrument to know If the moon shine at full or no.
Source: Hudibras. Part ii. Canto iii. Line 261.
With mortal crisis doth portend My days to appropinque an end.
Source: Hudibras. Part i. Canto iii. Line 589.
With books and money plac'd for show Like nest-eggs to make clients lay, And for his false opinion pay.
Source: Line 624.
He that imposes an oath makes it, Not he that for convenience takes it; Then how can any man be said To break an oath he never made?
Source: Hudibras. Part ii. Canto ii. Line 377.
For money has a power above The stars and fate, to manage love.
Love in your hearts as idly burns As fire in antique Roman urns.
Source: Hudibras. Part ii. Canto i. Line 309.
I 'll make the fur Fly 'bout the ears of the old cur.
Source: Hudibras. Part i. Canto iii. Line 277.
There's but the twinkling of a star Between a man of peace and war.
Source: Hudibras. Part ii. Canto iii. Line 957.
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