William Barnes Rhodes
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- Who dares this pair of boots displace,
Must meet Bombastes face to face.
- Bom. So have I heard on Afric's burning shore
A hungry lion give a grievous roar;
The grievous roar echoed along the shore.
Artax. So have I heard on Afric's burning shore
Another lion give a grievous roar;
And the first lion thought the last a bore.
- Bombastes Furioso (1810), Act i, scene 4, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
- You know you haven't got a singing face.
- Bombastes Furioso (1810).