Richard Brinsley Sheridan quotes

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My valour is certainly going, it is sneaking off! I feel it oozing out as it were, at the palms of my hands!
Ay, ay, the best terms will grow obsolete: damns have had their day.
An unforgiving eye, and a damned disinheriting countenance!
Here's to the maiden of bashful fifteen;
Here's to the widow of fifty;
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When delicate and feeling souls are separated, there is not a feature in the sky, not a movement of the elements, not an aspiratio ...
Conscience has no more to do with gallantry than it has with politics.
There's no possibility of being witty without a little ill-nature--
The malice of a good thing is the barb that makes it stic
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Here, my dear Lucy, hide these books. Quick, quick! Fling "Peregrine Pickle" under the toilette--throw "Roderick Random" into the ...
'Tis safest in matrimony to begin with a little aversion.
Illiterate him, I say, quite from your memory.... There is nothing on earth so easy as to forget, if a person chooses to set about ...
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