C.N. Douglas, comp. Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical. 1917.


A popular license is indeed the many-headed tyrant.

Sir P. Sidney.

For there is no air that men so greedily draw in, that diffuses itself so soon, and that penetrates so deep as that of license.


Human brutes, like other beasts, find snares and poison in the provisions of life, and are allured by their appetites to their destruction.


The freedom of some is the freedom of the herd of swine that ran violently down a steep place into the sea and were drowned.

Rev. W. Jay.