Fill it up. I take as large draughts of liquor as I did of love. I hate a flincher in either.
Category: Alcohol And Alcoholism
A rich rogue nowadays is fit company for any gentleman; and the world, my dear, hath not such a contempt for roguery as you imagine.
The brave love mercy, and delight to save.
Cowards are cruel, but the brave love mercy and delight to save.
Category: Coward And Cowardice
How the mother is to be pitied who hath handsome daughters! Locks, bolts, bars, and lectures of morality are nothing to them: they break through them all. They have as much pleasure in cheating a father and mother, as in cheating at cards.
There is no dependence that can be sure but a dependence upon one's self.
Can you support the expense of a husband, hussy, in gaming, drinking and whoring? Have you money enough to carry on the daily quarrels of man and wife about who shall squander most?
Fools may our scorn, not envy, raise. For envy is a kind of praise.
We only part to meet again.
O Polly, you might have toyed and kissed, by keeping men off, you keep them on.
An open foe may prove a curse, but a pretended friend is worse.
Category: Friends And Friendship
Of all mechanics, of all servile handycrafts-men, a gamester is the vilest. But yet, as many of the quality are of the profession, he is admitted amongst the politest company.
Those who in quarrels interpose, must often wipe a bloody nose.
But his kiss was so sweet, and so closely he pressed, that I languished and pined till I granted the rest.
Category: Kisses And Kissing
A fox may steal your hens, Sir, a whore your health and pence, Sir, your daughter rob your chest, Sir, your wife may steal your rest, Sir, a thief your goods and plate. But this is all but picking, with rest, pence, chest and chicken; it ever was decreed, Sir, if lawyer's hand is fee d, Sir, he steals your whole estate.
Category: Law And Lawyers