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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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George, the Younger Colman. (1762–1836)
 
4802
    On their own merits modest men are dumb.
          Epilogue to the Heir at Law.
4803
    And what ’s impossible can’t be,
And never, never comes to pass.
          The Maid of the Moor.
4804
    Three stories high, long, dull, and old,
As great lords’ stories often are.
          The Maid of the Moor.
4805
    Like two single gentlemen rolled into one.
          Lodgings for Single Gentlemen.
4806
    But when ill indeed,
E’en dismissing the doctor don’t always succeed.
          Lodgings for Single Gentlemen.
4807
    When taken,
To be well shaken.
          The Newcastle Apothecary.
4808
    Thank you, good sir, I owe you one.
          The Poor Gentleman. Act i. Sc. 2.
4809
    O Miss Bailey!
Unfortunate Miss Bailey!
          Love laughs at Locksmiths. Act ii. Song.
4810
    ’T is a very fine thing to be father-in-law
To a very magnificent three-tailed Bashaw!
          Blue Beard. Act ii. Sc. 5.
4811
    I had a soul above buttons.
          Sylvester Daggerwood, or New Hay at the Old Market. Sc. 1.
4812
    Mynheer Vandunck, though he never was drunk,
Sipped brandy and water gayly.
          Mynheer Vandunck.
 
James Hurdis. (1763–1801)
 
4813
    Rise with the lark, and with the lark to bed. 1
          The Village Curate.
 
Note 1.
To rise with the lark, and go to bed with the lamb.—Breton: Court and Country (1618; reprint, p. 183). [back]
 

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