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" I'd have you sober, and contain yourself, Not that your sail be bigger than your boat; But moderate your expenses now, at first, As you may keep the same proportion still: Nor stand so much on your gentility, Which is an airy and mere borrow'd thing,... "
Etiquette: In Society, in Business, in Politics and at Home - Page xiii
by Emily Post - 2007 - 680 pages
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The Works of Ben. Jonson

Ben Jonson - 1756
...Hand fo much on your gentility, " Which is an airy, and meer borrow'd thing, " From dead mens duft, and bones ; and none of yours, •? Except you make, or hold it. Who comes here ? SCENE II. Servant, Mr. Stephen? Kno'well, Brain-worm. Seru. Save you, gentlemen. Step....
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Bell's British Theatre, Consisting of the Most Esteemed English Plays ...

John Bell - English drama - 1776
...Nor fland fo much on your gentility. Which is an airy, and mere borrow'd thing. From dead men's duft, and bones : and none of yours Except you make, or hold it. Who comes here ? Enter a Servant. Serv. Save you, gentlemen. Step. Nay, we do not ftand much oĽour...
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The New English Theatre: Containing the Most Valuable Plays which ..., Volume 5

English drama - 1787
...Nor fland fo much on our gentility, Which is an airy, and mere borrow 'd thing, From dead mens duft, and bones; and none of yours, Except you make, or hold it. Who com;s here ? Enter a Servant. Serv, Save you, gentlemen. Step. Nay, we do not ftand much on our...
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The Literary Museum; Or, Ancient and Modern Repository: Comprising Scarce ...

Francis Godolphin Waldron - Cramp-rings - 1792 - 335 pages
...Nor ftand fo much on your gentility, Which is an airy, and meer borrow'd thing, From dead mens duft, and bones ; and none of yours, Except you make, or hold it. Who comes here? D 2 SCENE " as fcarce, as be now partridge and pheafant. I fpeak not " this in difpraife...
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The Dramatic Works of David Garrick: To which is Prefixed a Life ..., Volume 1

David Garrick - English drama - 1798 - 823 pages
...the same proportion still, Nor, stand so much on your gentility. Which is an aery, and mere borrow'd thing, From dead men's dust, and bones: and none of yours Except you make, or hold it. Who comes here ? Enter Enter a SERVANT. Strv. Save you, gentleman. Step. Nay, we do not stand much...
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Dramatic Works: To which is Prefixed a Life of the Author, Volume 1

David Garrick - 1798
...the sume proportion still, Nor, stand so much on yourgentilhy. Which is an aery, and mere borrow'd thing, From dead men's dust, and bones: and none of yours Except you make, or hold it. Who comes her* ? Enter Enter a SERVANT. S0tv.- Save you, gentleman. Step. Nay, we do not stand rnucfron...
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The British drama, Volume 3

British drama - 1804
...than your boat : But moderate your expences now (at first), As you may keep the same proportion still. Nor stand so much on your gentility, Which is an airy, and mere borrowed tiling, From dead men's dust and bones : and none of yours Except you make, or hold it. Who comes here...
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The modern British drama, Volume 3

British drama - 1811
...you may keep the same proportion still. Nor stand so much on уонг gentility, Which is an airy, n. Call him in. Enter Porter. What, Joe ! is it thce ? Port. An't please you, sir, I was ordered t-> Who comes here ? Enter a Servant. Sfrc. Save you, gentlemen. Step. Nay, we do net stand much on our...
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The Modern British Drama: Comedies

Walter Scott - English drama - 1811
...As you may keep the same proportion still. Nor stand so much on your gentility, j Which is an airy, mere borrowed thing, From dead men's dust and bones...; and none of yours, Except you make, or hold it. Who comes here : Enter a Servant. Sert. Save you, gentlemen. Step. Nay, we do not stand much on our...
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The Modern British Drama: Comedies

Walter Scott - English drama - 1811
...firstl, As you may keep the same proportion still. Nor stand so much on your gentility, Which is an airy, mere borrowed th'ing, From dead men's dust and bones...; and none of yours, Except you make, or hold it. Who comes here ? Enter a Servant. Sen. Save you, gentlemen. •-"''/'. Nay, we do not stand much on...
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