|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.)
|Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea.|
Fielding.Love in several Masques, Act IV. Scene 11.
|Her tea she sweetens, as she sips, with scandal.|
Rogers.Epil. written for Mrs. Siddons.
| You know|
That I do fawn on men, and hug them hard,
And after scandal them.
Shakespeare.Julius Cæsar, Act I. Scene 2.
|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.
|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.
|All scandal, take my word for it!|
Murphy.The Way to Keep Him, Act II.
|Dead scandals form good subjects for dissection.|
Byron.Don Juan, Canto I. Stanza 31.