Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.
There is a lust in man no charm can tame, Of loudly publishing his neighbours shame; On eagles wings immortal scandals fly, While virtuous actions are but born and die. Ella Louisa Hervey.(From Adams Quot.) 1
Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea. Fielding.Love in several Masques, Act IV. Scene 11. 2
Her tea she sweetens, as she sips, with scandal. Rogers.Epil. written for Mrs. Siddons. 3
You know That I do fawn on men, and hug them hard, And after scandal them. Shakespeare.Julius Cæsar, Act I. Scene 2. 4
Ye prim adepts in scandals school, Who rail by precept, and detract by rule. Sheridan.The School for Scandal; a Portrait addressed to Mrs. Crewe, with the play. 5
Flavia, most tender of her own good name, Is rather careless of a sisters fame: Her superfluity the poor supplies, But if she touch a character it dies. Cowper.Charity, Line 453. 6
All scandal, take my word for it! Murphy.The Way to Keep Him, Act II. 7 Dead scandals form good subjects for dissection. Byron.Don Juan, Canto I. Stanza 31. 8