I should think this a gull, but that the white-bearded fellow speaks it; knavery cannot, sure, hide himself in such reverence.
To be a well-favoured man is the gift of fortune; but to write and read comes by nature.
I wish my horse had the speed of your tongue.
Wooing, wedding, and repenting is as a Scotch jig, a measure, and a cinque-pace: the first suit is hot and hasty like a Scotch jig--and full as fantastical; the wedding, mannerly modest, as a measure, full of state and ancientry; and then comes repentance and with his bad legs falls into the cinque-pace faster and faster, till he sink into his grave.
If her breath were as terrible as her terminations, there were no living near her, she would infect to the north star!
You are thought here to the most senseless and fit man for the job.
In time the savage bull doth bear the yoke.
Is it not strange that sheep's guts could hail souls out of men's bodies?
Let me be that I am and seek not to alter me.
Pause awhile, And let my counsel sway you.
Some Cupid kills with arrows, some with traps.
For which of my bad parts didst thou first fall in love with me?
Tax not so bad a voice to slander music any more than once.
I do love nothing in the world so well as you- is not that strange?
Thou and I are too wise to woo peaceably.
I had rather hear my dog bark at a crow, than a man swear he loves me.
Time goes on crutches till love have all his rites.
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