The Rivals Quotes

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Quotes on Marriage
"humdrum wedding" "Zounds sirrah, the lady shall be as ugly as I choose" "I am sure I hated your poor, dear uncle before marriage" "saddled with a wife" "'tis safest in matrimony to begin with a little aversion"
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Quotes on Love (Julia and Faulkland)
"never can be happy in your absence" "for what quality must I love you?" "one who would have followed you in beggary through the world" "I have often wished myself deformed" "O Julia! When love receives such countenance from prudence, nice minds..."
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Quotes on Love (Jack and Lydia)
"a lady who likes him better as a half-pay Ensign" "humoring my romance" "my heart is engaged to an angel" "Love shall be our idol and support!" "How often have I stole forth, in the coldest night in January and found him in the garden stuck..."
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Quotes on 'Gentillesse'
"Master this honour seems to me to be a marvellous false friend" "What the devil signifies right when your honour is concerned" "Sir you over-power me with good breeding, he is the very pine-apple of politeness"
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Quotes on Money
"Rich! Why I do believe she owns half the stocks" "gowns - five; hats, ruffles, caps, etc. etc. - numberless!" "What and lose two thirds of her fortune?" "How charming will poverty be with him!"
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Quotes on Women
"man's social happiness all rests on us...women guide the plot" "my little Lydia" "If you have the estate, you must take it with the livestock" "Jack, her cheeks, her cheeks Jack!" "this is the natural consequence of teaching girls to read"
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Quotes on Men
"Sir Anthony, you are an absolute misanthropy" "Men are all barbarians" "been a slave to the caprice, the whim, the jealousy of this ungrateful Faulkland."
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Quotes on Age
"Come Mrs Malaprop, don't be cast down. You are in your bloom yet." "Odds wrinkles!"
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Quotes on Love
"Why - then the cause of all this is L,O,V,E. Love," "Why a water spaniel could have done as much! Well I should never think of giving my heart to a man because he could swim!"
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Quotes from Servants
"and your being a simpleton shall be no excuse for your locality" "Commend me to a mask of silliness" "So my dear simplicity let me give you a little respite" "to revenge oneself on another who happens to come in the way is the vilest injustice" Wig
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Quotes on Love (Julia and Faulkland)

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"never can be happy in your absence" "for what quality must I love you?" "one who would have followed you in beggary through the world" "I have often wished myself deformed" "O Julia! When love receives such countenance from prudence, nice minds..."

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Quotes on Love (Jack and Lydia)

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Quotes on 'Gentillesse'

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Quotes on Money

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