And with faint praises one another damn.
The Plain Dealer (1677), Prologue.
Fy! madam, do you think me so ill bred as to love a husband?William Wycherley
A good name is seldom got by giving it one's self.William Wycherley
For my part, I will have only those glorious manly pleasures of being very drunk and very slovenly.William Wycherley
Wit ismore necessary than beauty; and I think no young woman ugly that has it, and no handsome woman agreeable without it.William Wycherley
He's a fool that marries; but he's a greater that does not marrya fool.William Wycherley
Poetry in love is no more to be avoided than jealousy.William Wycherley
I love to be envied, and would not marry a wife that I alone could love; loving alone is as dull as eating alone.William Wycherley
I weigh the man, not his title; 't is not the king's stamp can make the metal better.William Wycherley
A mistress should be like a little country retreat near the town, not to dwell in constantly, but only for a night and away.William Wycherley
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