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    "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.

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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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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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When a gentlemen is disposed to swear, it is not for any
standers-by to curtail his oaths.

When a gentlemen is disposed to swear, it is not for any
standers-by to curtail his oaths.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Swearing Quotes,
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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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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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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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Do not swear at all;
Or if thou wilt, swear by thy gracious self,
Which is the read more

Do not swear at all;
Or if thou wilt, swear by thy gracious self,
Which is the god of my idolatry,
And I'll believe thee.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Swearing Quotes,
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And each blasphemer quite escape the rod,
Because the insult's not on man, but God?

And each blasphemer quite escape the rod,
Because the insult's not on man, but God?

by Alexander Pope Found in: Swearing Quotes,
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Our armies swore terrible in Flanders.

Our armies swore terrible in Flanders.

by Laurence Sterne Found in: Swearing Quotes,
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