30 June 1685 – 4 December 1732
An Elegy On A Lap-Dog
Fable L: The Hare And Many Friends
The Beggar's Opera (Excerpts)
Lions, wolves, and vultures don't live together in herds, droves or flocks. Of all animals of prey, man is the only sociable one. Every one of us preys upon his neighbour, and yet we herd together.
John Gay (1685-1732), British dramatist. Lockit, in The Beggar's Opera, act 3, sc. 2.
Sure men were born to lie, and women to believe them!
John Gay (1685-1732), British dramatist. Lucy, in The Beggar's Opera, act 2, sc. 13.
I must have womenthere is nothing unbends the mind like them.
John Gay (1685-1732), British dramatist, poet. Macheath, in The Beggar's Opera, act 2, sc. 3 (1728), ed. F.W. Bateson (1934).
Bozorgmanesh Robert Sohrabi
18 Apr 05:53
A linear composition and the triad of a monologue, then the elements may function if the Good Ahura Mazda exists for others.
26 Mar 2018 09:37
ur mum gey lel. ur mum gey lel. ur mum gey lel.
* Sunprincess *
30 Jun 2014 09:15
...............happy birthday john gay.....enjoyed your poems....