I came up stairs into the world, for I was born in a cellar.3
Love for Love. Act ii. Sc. 7.
Note 1. When the poem of Cadenus and Vanessa was the general topic of conversation, some one said, Surely that Vanessa must be an extraordinary woman that could inspire the Dean to write so finely upon her. Mrs. Johnson smiled, and answered that she thought that point not quite so clear; for it was well known the Dean could write finely upon a broomstick.Samuel Johnson: Life of Swift. [back]
Note 2. We shall find no fiend in hell can match the fury of a disappointed woman.Colley Cibber: Loves Last Shift, act iv. [back]