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John Vanbrugh (1664 – 1726)


English architect and dramatist, perhaps best known as the designer of Blenheim Palace.
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John Vanbrugh
He laughs best who laughs last.
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When debtors once have borrowed all we have to lend, they are very apt to grow shy of their creditors' company.
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The want of a thing is perplexing enough, but the possession of it is intolerable.




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As if a woman of education bought things because she wanted 'em.
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Once a woman has given you her heart you can never get rid of the rest of her.
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Much of a muchness.
John Vanbrugh
Belinda: Ay, but you know we must return good for evil.
Lady Brute: That may be a mistake in the translation.
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No man is worth having is true to his wife, or can be true to his wife, or ever was, or ever will be so.
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