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84 Famous Quotes by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher

To a woman, the consciousness of being will dressed gives a sense of tranquility which religion fails to bestow.

Apparel Quotes, by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher , Source: Honest Man's Fortune (act V, sc. 3, l. 170)

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Nothing is thought rare Which is not new, and follow'd; yet we know That what was worn some twenty years ago Comes into grace again.

Fashion Quotes, by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher , Source: Prologue to the Noble Gentleman (l. 4)

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'Twas when young Eustace wore his heart in's breeches.

Tailors Quotes, by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher , Source: Elder Brother (act V)

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It shew'd discretion, the best part of valor.

Discretion Quotes, by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher , Source: A King and No King (act IV, sc. 3)

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Yet what are they, the learned and the great? Awhile of longer wonderment the theme! Who shall presume to prophesy their date, Where nought is certain save the uncertainty of fate? - Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher,

Fate Quotes, by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher , Source: Rejected Addresses--By Lord Cui Bono

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Fortune, now see, now proudly Pluck off thy veil, and view thy triumph; look, Look what thou hast brought this land to!--

Fortune Quotes, by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher , Source: The Tragedy of Bonduca (act V, sc. 5)

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Oh, woman, perfect woman! what distraction Was meant to mankind when thou wast made a devil! What an inviting hell invented.

Women Quotes, by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher , Source: Comedy of Monsieur Thomas (act III, sc. 1)

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It is always good When a man has two irons in the fire.

Prudence Quotes, by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher , Source: The Faithful Friends (act I, sc. 2)

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Nature too unkind; That made no medicine for a troubled mind!

Nature Quotes, by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher , Source: Philaster (act III, sc. 1)

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But they that are above Have ends in everything.

Providence Quotes, by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher , Source: The Maid's Tragedy (act V, sc. 4)

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Ask how to live? Write, write, write, anything; The world's a fine believing world, write news.

Journalism Quotes, by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher , Source: Wit without Money (act II)

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Go far--too far you cannot, still the farther The more experience finds you: And go sparing;-- One meal a week will serve you, and one suit, Through all your travels; for you'll find it certain, The poorer and the baser you appear, The more you look through still.

Traveling Quotes, by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher , Source: The Woman's Prize (act IV, sc. 5, l. 199)

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Nothing can cover his high fame but Heaven; No pyramids set off his memories, But the eternal substance of his greatness,-- To which I leave him.

Greatness Quotes, by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher , Source: The False One (act II, sc. 1, l. 169)

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No friend's a friend till [he shall] prove a friend.

Friends Quotes, by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher , Source: The Faithful Friends (act III, sc. 3, l. 50)

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Then, everlasting Love, restrain thy will; 'Tis god-like to have power, but not to kill.

Power Quotes, by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher , Source: The Chances (act II, sc. 2, song)

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I care not twopence.

Worth Quotes, by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher , Source: Coxcomb (act V, sc. I)

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To have been happy, madame, adds to calamity.

Happiness Quotes, by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher , Source: The Fair Maid of the Inn (act I, sc. 1, l. 250)

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Sing a song of sixpence.

Songs Quotes, by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher , Source: Bonduca (act V, sc. 2)

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Vice gets more in this vicious world Than piety.

Vice Quotes, by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher , Source: Love's Cure (act II, sc. 1)

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There is a method in man's wickedness, It grows up by degrees.

Wickedness Quotes, by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher , Source: A King and No King (act V, sc. 4)

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Lie lightly on my ashes, gentle earthe.

Epitaphs Quotes, by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher , Source: Tragedy of Bonduca (act IV, sc. 3)

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It would talk; Lord, how it talked!

Talk Quotes, by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher , Source: The Scornful Lady (act IV, sc. 1)

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But is there nothing else, That we may do but only walk? Methinks Brothers and sisters lawfully may kiss.

Kisses Quotes, by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher , Source: A King and No King (act IV, sc. 4)

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Kiss till the cows come home.

Kisses Quotes, by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher , Source: Scornful Lady (act II, sc. 2)

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And he that will to bed go sober, Falls with the leaf still in October.

Temperance Quotes, by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher , Source: Bloody Brother--Song (act II, sc. 2)

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