GIGA THE MOST EXTENSIVE
COLLECTION OF
QUOTATIONS
ON THE INTERNET
Google
Search GIGA
Loading
Home
Page
GIGA
Quotes
Biographical
Name Index
Biographical
Name List
Chronological
Name Index
Topic
List
Reading
List
Site
Notes
Crossword
Solver
Anagram
Solver
SubAnagram
Solver
TOPICS:          A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z
PEOPLE:    #   A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


LIVERY
[ Also see Horsemanship Horses Occupations ]

"There beauty half her glory veils,
  In cabs, those gondolas on wheels."
      - Unattributed Author,
        said to be taken from "May Fair", a satire publication

Does anyone know where these gondolas of Paris come from?
  [Fr., Ne sait on pas ou viennent ces gondoles Parisiennes?]
      - Honore de Balzac, Physiologie du Mariage
         (N.Q.S. 5, IV, 499, V, 195)

Go, call a coach, and let a coach be called;
  And let the man who calleth be the caller;
    And in the calling, let him nothing call,
      But coach! coach! coach! O for a coach, ye gods!
      - Henry Carey, Chrononhotonthologos
         (act II, sc. 4, l. 46)

The gondola of London [A hansom].
      - Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield,
        Lothair (ch. XXVII),
        H. Schutz Wilson in "Three Paths" claims to have originated the phrase (1759)

It fits us therefore ripely
  Our chariots and our horsemen be in readiness.
      - William Shakespeare, Cymbeline
         (Cymbeline at III, v)

Come, my coach! Good night, ladies, good night. Sweet ladies, good night, good night.
      - William Shakespeare,
        Hamlet Prince of Denmark
         (Ophelia at IV, v)

Nay, 'tis in a manner done already;
  For many carriages he hath dispatched
    To the seaside, and put his cause and quarrel
      To the disposing of the cardinal;
        With whom yourself, myself, and other lords,
          If you think meet, this afternoon will post
            To consummate this business happily.
      - William Shakespeare,
        The Life and Death of King John
         (Salisbury at V, vii)

But come, I'll tell thee all my whole device
  When I am in my coach, which stays for us
    At the park gate; and therefore haste away,
      For we must measure twenty miles to-day.
      - William Shakespeare,
        The Merchant of Venice
         (Portia at III, iv)


 WWW.GIGA-USA.COM     Back to Top of Page 
The GIGA name and the GIGA logo are trademarks registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
GIGA-USA and GIGA-USA.COM are servicemarks of the domain owner.
Copyright © 1999-2016 John C. Shepard. All Rights Reserved.
Last Revised: 2016 June 16
Click > HERE < to report errors