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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.
This business will never hold water.

Prithee don't screw your wit beyond the compass of good manners.
Stolen sweets are best.
Old houses mended,
Cost little less than new before they're ended.
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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