John Gay 30 June 1685 – 4 December 1732

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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 women—there 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).

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...............happy birthday john gay.....enjoyed your poems....