Let us have no ranting tragedies. Too many charactersNot a tolerable woman's part in the play. Jane Austen
Mansfield Park, ch.14.
There are only two kinds of government, the scarcely tolerable and the absolutely unbearable. JohnW DafoeSearch 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.
Characteristic remark, quoted in Murray Donnelly Dafoe of the Free Press (1968).
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