Vesta Higginbottom

Why are ladies who take The word of a snake So truly dismayed That the romance is fake?

Why are ladies who take
The word of a snake
So truly dismayed
That the romance is fake?

“A gentleman is simply a patient wolf.”

                                 ~ Lana Turner

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“I wish either my father or my mother, or indeed both of them, as they were in duty both equally bound to it, had minded what they were about when they begot me…”

       ~ Tristram Shandy, in The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman by Laurence Sterne

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“The lady doth protest too much, methinks.”

–                   ~ Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Act III, scene II

“If I see something sagging, bagging and dragging, I’m going to nip it, tuck it and suck it.”

            ~ Dolly Parton

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“She’s a tartar, ain’t she?! I ain’t sleepin’ with ‘er!”

       ~ Angela Lansbury (as housemaid) in Gaslight (1944)

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"Up in a balloon, boys! Up in a balloon…"

                        ~ Angela Lansbury (singing), from Gaslight (1944)

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"Up in a balloon, boys! Up in a balloon…"

                        ~ Angela Lansbury (singing), from Gaslight (1944)

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"Well, I didn’t permit a lonely potato to frighten me…"
"No, you were brave enough ~ among the potatoes."


                    ~from Hearts and Masks, 1905. Author, Harold MacGrath.

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"Well, I didn’t permit a lonely potato to frighten me…"

"No, you were brave enough ~ among the potatoes."

                    ~from Hearts and Masks, 1905. Author, Harold MacGrath.

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“It’s the gol-darndest thing I ever saw.”

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“Where’s the kaboom? There was supposed to be an earth-shattering kaboom!”

Marvin the Martian, from Bugs Bunny (Looney Tunes)

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