Thomas Morton (playwright)

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Thomas Morton

Thomas Morton (1764–1838) was an English playwright.

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  • Push on,—keep moving.
    • A Cure for the Heartache (1797), Act II, scene 1.
  • Approbation from Sir Hubert Stanley is praise indeed.
    • A Cure for the Heartache (1797), Act V, scene ii.
  • Always ding dinging Dame Grundy into my ears - What will Mrs. Grundy say? What will Mrs. Grundy think?
  • Handy, jun. Zounds, the room's in a blaze!
    Sir Abel. Don't say so, Bob.
    Handy, jun. What's to be done? Where's your famous preparation for extinguishing flames?
    Sir Abel. It is not mixed.
    Handy, jun. Where's your fire escape?
    Sir Abel. It is not fixed.
    Handy, jun. Where's your patent fire engine?
    Sir Abel. 'Tis on the road.
    Handy, jun. Well, you are never at a loss.
    Sir Abel. Never.
    Handy, jun. What's to be done?
    Sir Abel. I don't know.
    • Speed the Plough (1798), Act IV, scene iii.

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