Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.
I am convinced that we have a degree of delight, and that no small one, in the real misfortunes and pains of others. Burke The Sublime and Beautiful. Pt. I. Sec. 14. 1
Man delights not me: no, nor woman neither, though, by your smiling, you seem to say so. Act II. Sc. 2. L. 321. Hamlet. 2
Why, all delights are vain; and that most vain, Which with pain purchasd, doth inherit pain. Act I. Sc. 1. L. 72. Loves Labours Lost. 3
Their tables were stord full, to glad the sight, And not so much to feed on as delight: All poverty was scornd, and pride so great, The name of help grew odious to repeat. Act I. Sc. 4. L. 28. Pericles. 4 These violent delights have violent ends And in their triumph die, like fire and powder, Which as they kiss consume. Act II. Sc. 6. L. 9. Romeo and Juliet. 5