Sydney Smith, in Lady Holland's Memoir (1855), "Of Friendship".
One evening in October, when I was one-third sober, An'taking home a'load' with manly pride; My poor feet began to stutter, so I lay down in the gutter, And a pig came up an' lay down by my side. Then we sang 'It's all fair weather when good fellowsget together,' Till a lady passing by was heard to say: 'You can tell a man who boozes by the company he chooses', And the pig got up and slowly walked away.Benjamin Hapgood Burt
It is a fact that a lady wants to be dressed exactly like everybody else but she gets pretty upset if she sees anybody else dressed exactly like her.
Grannie remarked that I might have the spirit of an Australian but I had by no means the manners of a lady.of Bin Bin
A lovely lady, garmented in light From her own beauty.Percy Bysshe Shelley
"When a lady condescends to apologise, there is no keeping one’s anger."anne brontë
Something you want badly enough can always be gained. No matter how fierce the enemy, how remote the beautiful lady, or how carefully guarded the treasure, there is always a means to the goal for the earnest seeker. The unseen help of the guardian gods of heaven and earth assure fulfillment.dōgen
O lady, nobility is thine, and thy form is the reflection of thy nature!Euripides
I don't want to talk grammar, I want to talk like a lady.George Bernard Shaw
O! lady, we receive but what we give, And in our life alone doth nature live; Ours is her wedding-garment, ours her shroud!Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Rome, old lady of the world, in the name of our glorious dead who gave their life to make wonderful days possible, we salute you!
News, news, news, my gossiping friends, I have wonderful news to tell. A lady by me her compliments sends, and this is the news from Hell!
Oh no. Don't smile. You'll kill me. I stop breathing when you smile.Teresa Dare
O lady, nobility is thine, and thy form is the reflection of thy nature!
In...indegistible! I lost? ...Well done...young lady...
Alas! Lord and lady Dalhousie are dead, and buried at last, Which causes many people to feel a little downcast.William McGonagall
Sheisso odda blend of Little Nell and lady Macbeth.It is not so much the familiar phenomenon of a hand of steel in a velvet glove as a lacy sleeve with a bottle of vitriol concealed in its folds.
Three years she grew in sun and shower, 924 The Nature said,'A lovelier flower On earth was never sown; This Child I to myself will take; She shall be mine, and I will make A lady of my own.'william wordsworth
‘Why are pictures like this allowed?’ he suddenly cried. He had stopped in front of a colonial print in which the martyrdom of St Agatha was depicted with all the fervour that incompetence could command. ‘It’s only a saint,’ said lady Peaslake, placidly raising her head. ‘How disgusting – and how ugly’ ‘Yes, very. It’s Roman Catholic.’e. m. forster
"Spiral" the memorable lady terms Our mind's ascent.George Meredith
Still to be neat, still to be drest, As you were going to a feast, Still to be powder'd, still perfum'd. lady, it is to be presumed, Though art's hid causes are not found, All is not sweet, all is not sound.Ben Jonson