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That in the captain's but a choleric word,
Which in the soldier is flat blasphemy.

That in the captain's but a choleric word,
Which in the soldier is flat blasphemy.

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A demon holds a book, in which are written the sins of a
particular man; an Angel drops on read more

A demon holds a book, in which are written the sins of a
particular man; an Angel drops on it from a phial, a tear which
the sinner had shed in doing a good action, and his sins are
washed out.

by Alberic Found in: Swearing Quotes,
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"He shall not die, by God," cried by uncle Toby. The Accusing
Spirit which flew up to heaven's chancery read more

"He shall not die, by God," cried by uncle Toby. The Accusing
Spirit which flew up to heaven's chancery with the oath, blushed
as he gave it in: and the Recording Angel as he wrote it down,
dropped a tear upon the word and blotted it out forever.

by Laurence Sterne Found in: Swearing Quotes,
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There written all
Black as the damning drops that fall
From the denouncing Angel's pen,
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There written all
Black as the damning drops that fall
From the denouncing Angel's pen,
Ere Mercy weeps them out again.

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Jack was embarrassed--never hero more,
And as he knew not what to say, he swore.

Jack was embarrassed--never hero more,
And as he knew not what to say, he swore.

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And then a whoreson jackanapes must take me up for swearing, as
if I borrowed mine oaths of him read more

And then a whoreson jackanapes must take me up for swearing, as
if I borrowed mine oaths of him and might not spend them at my
pleasure.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Swearing Quotes,
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I'll be damned for never a king's son in Christendom.

I'll be damned for never a king's son in Christendom.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Swearing Quotes,
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To swear, except when necessary, is becoming to an honorable man.
[Lat., In totum jurare, nisi ubi necesse est, read more

To swear, except when necessary, is becoming to an honorable man.
[Lat., In totum jurare, nisi ubi necesse est, gravi viro parum
convenit.]

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I wasn't born with enough middle fingers.

I wasn't born with enough middle fingers.

by William S. Gilbert Found in: Swearing Quotes,
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