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COLLEY CIBBER
English poet, dramatist and actor
(1671 - 1757)
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Banish that fear; my flame can never waste,
  For love sincere refines upon the taste.
      - The Double Gallant (act V, sc. 1) [Love]

Oh, how many torments lie in the small circle of a wedding ring!
      - The Double Gallant (prologue) [Matrimony]

Losers must have leave to speak.
      - The Rival Fools (act I, l. 17) [Loss]

The will for the deed.
      - The Rival Fools (act III) [Deeds]

Conscience avaunt, Richard's himself again:
  Hark! the shrill trumpet sounds, to horse, away,
    My soul's in arms, and eager for the fray.
      - Tragedy of King Richard the Third (V, iii),
        lines from Cibber's version of Shakespeare's Richard III, not found in original
        [War]

Words are but empty thanks.
      - Woman's Wit (act V) [Words]


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