Sir John Suckling

1609 - 1641

A Quote by Sir John Suckling on darkness

The prince of darkness is a gentleman.

Sir John Suckling (1609 - 1641)

Source: The Goblins.

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A Quote by Sir John Suckling

"High characters," cries one, and he would see Things that ne'er were, nor are, nor e'er will be.

Sir John Suckling (1609 - 1641)

Source: The Goblins. Epilogue.

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A Quote by Sir John Suckling on dance and day

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Her feet beneath her petticoat Like little mice stole in and out, As if they feared the light; But oh, she dances such a way! No sun upon an Easter-day Is half so fine a sight.

Sir John Suckling (1609 - 1641)

Source: Ballad upon a Wedding.

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A Quote by Sir John Suckling

Her lips were red, and one was thin; Compared with that was next her chin,- Some bee had stung it newly.

Sir John Suckling (1609 - 1641)

Source: Ballad upon a Wedding.

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A Quote by Sir John Suckling on blessings, expectation, and heaven

'T is expectation makes a blessing dear; Heaven were not heaven if we knew what it were.

Sir John Suckling (1609 - 1641)

Source: Against Fruition.

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A Quote by Sir John Suckling on meetings

Her face is like the milky way i' the sky,-- A meeting of gentle lights without a name.

Sir John Suckling (1609 - 1641)

Source: Brennoralt. Act iii.

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A Quote by Sir John Suckling

But as when an authentic watch is shown, Each man winds up and rectifies his own, So in our very judgments.

Sir John Suckling (1609 - 1641)

Source: Aglaura. Epilogue.

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A Quote by Sir John Suckling on time

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Nick of time.

Sir John Suckling (1609 - 1641)

Source: The Goblins.

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A Quote by Sir John Suckling

Why so pale and wan, fond lover? Prithee, why so pale? Will, when looking well can't move her, Looking ill prevail? Prithee, why so pale?

Sir John Suckling (1609 - 1641)

Source: Song.

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A Quote by Sir John Suckling

She is pretty to walk with, And witty to talk with, And pleasant, too, to think on.

Sir John Suckling (1609 - 1641)

Source: Brennoralt. Act ii.

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