Romances paint at full length people's wooings, But only give a bust of marriages: For no one cares for matrimonial cooings. There's nothing wrong in a connubial kiss. Think you, if Laura had been Petrarch's wife, He would have written sonnets all his life?
Absence - that common cure of love.
Science is but the exchange of ignorance for that which is another kind of ignorance
The tenor's voice is spoilt by affectation, And for the bass, the beast can only bellow; In fact, he had no singing education, An ignorant, noteless, timeless, tuneless fellow
Fill high the cup with Samian wine
Let us have wine and women, mirth and laughter, Sermons and soda-water the day after.
Striking the electric chain wherewith we are darkly bound.
Prolonged endurance tames the bold.
America is a model of force and freedom and moderation - with all the coarseness and rudeness of its people.
America is a model of force and freedom and moderation -- with all the coarseness and rudeness of its people.
I should like to know who has been carried off, except poor dear me -- I have been more ravished myself than anybody since the Trojan war.
All farewells should be sudden, when forever.