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" I can set a braggart quailing with a quip, The upstart I can wither with a whim; He may wear a merry laugh upon his lip, But his laughter has an echo that is grim! When they're offered to the world in merry guise, Unpleasant truths are swallowed with... "
Original Plays: Comedy and tragedy. Gofferty's fairy. Rosencrantz and ... - Page 276
by William Schwenck Gilbert - 1908
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Songs of a Savoyard

William Schwenck Gilbert - 1891 - 173 pages
...his lip, But his laughter has an echo that is grim. When they're offered to the world in merry guise, Unpleasant truths are swallowed with a will — For he who'd make his fellow creatures wise Should always gild the philosophic pill ! BLUE BLOOD. SPURN not the nobly born...
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The Savoy Opera and the Savoyards

Percy Hetherington Fitzgerald - Operetta - 1894 - 248 pages
...doubt it was intended as a satire on the salaried quips of these gentry/J The lieutenant asks him : And how came you to leave your last employ ? POINT....circle. In truth I ventured to ask a poor riddle, sir —Wherein lay the difference between his Grace and poor Jack Point ? His Grace was pleased to...
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The Operas of Gilbert and Sullivan

Percy Hetherington Fitzgerald, William Schwenck Gilbert, Sir Arthur Sullivan - 1894 - 248 pages
...though no doubt it was intended as a satire on the salaried quips of these gentry, tenant asks him : And how came you to leave your last employ ? POINT....circle. In truth I ventured to ask a poor riddle, sir —Wherein lay the difference between his Grace and poor Jack Point ? His The lieuGrace was pleased...
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The Savoy Opera and the Savoyards

Percy Hetherington Fitzgerald - 1894 - 248 pages
...though no doubt it was intended as a satire on the salaried quips of these gentry, tenant asks him : And how came you to leave your last employ ? POINT....considered that one of my jokes was unsuited to his (¿race's family circle. In truth I ventured to ask a poor riddle, sir -Wherein lay the difference...
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The Bab Ballads: With which are Included Songs of a Savoyard

William Schwenck Gilbert - Ballads, English - 1904 - 563 pages
...his lip, But his laughter has an echo that is grim. When they're offered to the world in merry guise, Unpleasant truths are swallowed with a will — For...fellow-creatures wise Should always gild the philosophic pill ! THE KING OF CANOODLE-DUM THE story of FREDERICK GOWLER, A mariner of the sea, Who quitted his ship,...
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Sir Wm. S. Gilbert: A Study in Modern Satire; a Handbook on Gilbert and the ...

Isaac Goldberg - 1913 - 146 pages
...temper the defiant spirit of the previous couplet, "When they're offered to the world in merry guise, Unpleasant truths are swallowed with a will — For he who'd make his fellow creatures wise Should always gild the philosophic pill!" He will not permit his audience to...
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Ha Ha and Aha: The Role of Humor in Psychotherapy

Harold H. Mosak - Medical - 1987 - 152 pages
...1965). CHAPTER 5 ROLE OF HUMOR IN INTERPRETATION When they're offered to the world in merry guise, Unpleasant truths are swallowed with a will — For he who'd make his fellow, fellow creatures wise Should always gild the philosophic pill! —William S. Gilbert, Yeoman...
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Weary and Ill at Ease: A Survey of Clergy and Organists

Robin Rees - Church music - 1993 - 189 pages
...book entertaining. As jester Jack Point reminds us: When they're offered to the world in merry guise, Unpleasant truths are swallowed with a will— For...who'd make his fellow-creatures wise Should always guild the philosophic pill!1 Many individuals and institutions assisted in the project, and I am glad...
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The Constitutionalist: Notes on the First Amendment

George Anastaplo, Laurence Berns - Law - 2005 - 826 pages
...suggests in Gilbert and Sullivan's "yeomen of the Guard, When they're offered to the world in merry guise, Unpleasant truths are swallowed with a will — For...fellow-creatures wise Should always gild the philosophic pill! (Does not Kant's transformation of the maxim discussed in chap. 8, n. 107, above, permit him both to...
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Toxic Diversity: Race, Gender, and Law Talk in America

Dan Subotnik - Law - 2005 - 335 pages
...offered a tantalizing idea for expressing hard truths: When they're offered to the world in merry guise Unpleasant truths are swallowed with a will. For he...fellow-creatures wise Should always gild the philosophic pill.11 Comics such as Lenny Bruce, Richard Pryor, George Carlin, and Jackie Mason always understood...
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