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Thomas Middleton (1580 – 1627)


English Jacobean playwright and poet.
Thomas Middleton
Spick and span new.
Middleton quotes
A little too wise, they say, do ne’er live long.
Middleton
The worst comes to the worst.




Middleton Thomas quotes
Turn over a new leaf.
Middleton Thomas
Beat all your feathers as flat down as pancakes.
Thomas Middleton quotes
A flat case as plain as a pack-staff.
Thomas Middleton
I smell a rat.
Middleton Thomas quotes
Have you summoned your wits from wool-gathering?
Middleton
Ground not upon dreams; you know they are ever contrary.
Middleton Thomas
Wilt make haste to give up thy verdict because thou wilt not lose thy dinner.
Thomas Middleton
The world's a stage on which all parts are played.




Thomas Middleton quotes
He who loves the law dies either mad or poor.
Thomas Middleton
As true as I live.
Middleton quotes
Let the air strike our tune,
Whilst we show reverence to yond peeping moon. 15
Middleton Thomas
’Tis slight, not strength, that gives the greatest lift.
Middleton Thomas quotes
How many honest words have suffered corruption since Chaucer’s days!
Thomas Middleton
From thousands of our undone widows
One may derive some wit.
Thomas Middleton quotes
That disease
Of which all old men sicken,—avarice.
Thomas Middleton
’T is a stinger.
Middleton Thomas
Hold their noses to the grindstone.


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