Among my friends love is a payment. It is an old debt for a borrowing foolishly spent. William Dunbar
Early Poems1939^46,'Among My Friends Love Is a Great Sorrow'.
A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing. Alexander Hamilton
Letter to Robert Morris, 30 Apr.
'Is there no more?' She cries.'All this to love, and rapture's due, Must we not paya debt to pleasure too?' JohnWilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester
c.1672 'The Imperfect Enjoyment', l.22^4 (published1680).
Apromisemadeisa debt unpaid,andthetrail hasits own stern code. Robert William ServiceSearch Quotes Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotations Copyright © 2010 by Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd. All rights reserved. Published by Wiley, Hoboken, NJ. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Songs of a Sourdough,'The Cremation of Sam McGhee'.
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