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13 Famous Quotes by George Colman ("The Younger")

My father was an eminent button-maker at Birmingham, . . . but I had a soul above buttons.

Soul Quotes, by George Colman ("The Younger") , Source: Sylvester Daggerwood (act I)

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Mynheer Vandunck, though he never was drunk, Sipped brandy and water gayly.

Drinking Quotes, by George Colman ("The Younger") , Source: Mynheer Vandunck

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I marched the lobby, twirled my stick, . . . . The girls all cried, "He's quite the kick."

Foppery Quotes, by George Colman ("The Younger") , Source: Broad Grins--Song (st. 1)

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Praise the bridge that carried you over.

Praise Quotes, by George Colman ("The Younger") , Source: Heir-at-Law (act I, sc. 1)

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All argument will vanish before one touch of nature.

Nature Quotes, by George Colman ("The Younger") , Source: Poor Gentleman (act V, 1)

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Like two single gentlemen rolled into one. - George Colman ("The Younger"),

Unity Quotes, by George Colman ("The Younger") , Source: Broad Grins--Lodgings for Single Gentlemen

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'Tis a very fine thing to be father-in-law To a very magnificent three-tailed bashaw.

Royalty Quotes, by George Colman ("The Younger") , Source: Blue Beard (act III, sc. 4)

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I asked of my dear friend Orator Prig: "What's the first part of oratory?" He said, "A great wig." "And what is the second?" Then, dancing a jig And bowing profoundly, he said, "A great wig." "And what is the third?" Then he snored like a pig, And puffing his cheeks out, he replied, "A great wig."

Oratory Quotes, by George Colman ("The Younger") , Source: Orator Prig

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When taken To be well shaken.

Medicine Quotes, by George Colman ("The Younger") , Source: Broad Grins--The Newcastle Apothecary (st. 12)

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But when ill indeed, E'en dismissing the doctor don't always succeed. - George Colman ("The Younger"),

Sickness Quotes, by George Colman ("The Younger") , Source: Broad Grins--Lodgings for Single Gentlemen (st. 7)

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When the hollow drum has beat to bed And the little fifer hangs his head, When all is mute the Moorish flute, And nodding guards watch wearily, On, then let me, From prison free, March out by moonlight cheerily.

Moon Quotes, by George Colman ("The Younger") , Source: Mountaineers (act I, sc. 2)

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Praise the bridge that carried you over.

Gratitude Quotes, by George Colman ("The Younger") , Source: Heir-at-Law (act I, sc. 1)

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On their own merits modest men are dumb.

Merit Quotes, by George Colman ("The Younger") , Source: Epilogue to The Heir-at-Law

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