Colley Cibber quotes

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I shall write a book some day about the appropriateness of names. Geoffrey Chaucer has a ribald ring, as is proper and correct, an ...
Cibber! write all thy verses upon glasses,
The only way to save 'em from our arses.
Tea! Thou soft, thou sober, sage, and venerable liquid, thou innocent pretence for bringing the wicked of both sexes together in a ...
Thou strange piece of wild nature!
Prithee don't screw your wit beyond the compass of good manners.
You know, one had as good be out of the world, as out of the fashion.
Our hours in love have wings; in absence, crutches.
Then let not what I cannot have
My cheer of mind destroy.
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Raids are slightly constipating.
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