If a person has no delicacy, he has you in his power, for you necessarily feel some towards him; and since he will take no denial, you must comply with his peremptory demands, or send for a constable, which out of respect for his character you will not do.
Friend Ralph, thou hast Outrun the constable at last.
You are thought here to be the most senseless and fit man for the constable of the watch; therefore bear you the lantern.william shakespeare
He cannot drink five bottles, bilk the score, Then kill a constable, and drink five more; But he can draw a pattern, make a tart, And has ladies' etiquette by heart.william cowper
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