Certainly nothing is unnatural that is not physically impossible.
The right honorable gentleman is indebted to his memory for his jests, and to his imagination for his facts.
Tale-bearers are as bad as the tale-makers.
You write with ease, to show your breeding,But easy writing's curst hard reading.
The glorious uncertainty of the law was a thing well known and complained of, by all ignorant people, but all learned gentleman considered it as its greatest excellency.
A practitioner in panegyric, or, to speak more plainly, a professor of the art of puffing.
I'm called away by particular business - but I leave my character behind me.
A bumper of good liquor will end a contest quicker than justice, judge, or vicar.
I open with a clock striking, to beget an awful attention in the audience - it also marks the time, which is four o clock in the morning, and saves a description of the rising sun, and a great deal about gilding the eastern hemisphere.
Remember that when you meet your antagonist, to do everything in a mild agreeable manner. Let your courage be keen, but, at the same time, as polished as your sword.
Death's a debt; his mandamus binds all alike- no bail, no demurrer.
Here is the whole set! a character dead at every word.
I leave my character behind me.
That old man dies prematurely whose memory records no benefits conferred. They only have lived long who have lived virtuously.
As there are three of us come on purpose for the game, you won't be so cantankerous as to spoil the party by sitting out.