|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.|
BurkeThe Sublime and Beautiful. Pt. I. Sec. 14.
| Man delights not me: no, nor woman neither, though, by your smiling, you seem to say so.|
Hamlet. Act II. Sc. 2. L. 321.
|Why, all delights are vain; and that most vain,|
Which with pain purchasd, doth inherit pain.
Loves Labours Lost. Act I. Sc. 1. L. 72.
|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.
Pericles. Act I. Sc. 4. L. 28.
|These violent delights have violent ends|
And in their triumph die, like fire and powder,
Which as they kiss consume.
Romeo and Juliet. Act II. Sc. 6. L. 9.