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




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


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