Proverbs for Acting

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T.C. Newby, 1844 - 121 pages

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Page 64 - one half of the world does not know how the other half lives.
Page 35 - Little Bo-peep has lost her sheep, And can't tell where to find them, Leave them alone, and they'll come home, And bring their tails behind them.
Page 90 - There is a tide in the affairs of men, Which, taken at its flood, leads on to fortune...
Page 18 - I put him into an out-house; and finding the symptoms he showed too clear to leave me any reason to doubt his madness, shot him, before he did any harm, through a little hole in the door, which I cut with my garden axe. The old rhyme says — A wife, a spaniel, and a walnut-tree, The more you beat them, the better they be.
Page 22 - He's tall and he's straight as the poplar tree, His cheeks are as fresh as the rose ; He looks like a squire of high degree When drest in his Sunday clothes.
Page 87 - What, John, not gone yet ? I thought you were to meet the Commissioners at twelve ? " To which, by some instinct of memory, I replied without thinking, " Yes. But it has not struck yet." JOAN : " But you know it's half an hour's walk to the Guildhall. " DAUPHIN :

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