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Colley Cibber
(1671-1757) born on
Nov 06
English playwright, poet, actor. His play "The Fool in Fashion," 1696, is considered the first sentimental, drama form that dominated the English stage for nearly a century.
         
   
F
This business will never hold water.

R
Prithee don't screw your wit beyond the compass of good manners.
A
Stolen sweets are best.
N
Old houses mended,
Cost little less than new before they're ended.
K
As good be out of the world as out of the fashion.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "She Wou'd and She Wou'd Not," Act iv.
R: Narcissa, in "Love's Last Shift," act 2, sc. 1.
A: "The Rival Fools," I.
N: Prologue to the Double Gallant.
K: In "Shorter Bartlett's Familiar Quotations," by John Bartlett, 1937, 1980, 1992.
   


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