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Nature made every fop to plague his brother, Just as one beauty mortifies another. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

I marched the lobby, twirled my stick, . . . . The girls all cried, "He's quite the kick." (Quote by - George Colman)

A fop? In this brave, licentious age To bring his musty morals on the stage? Rhime us to reason? and our lives redress In metre, as Druids did the savages. (Quote by - Sir Samuel Tuke)

Tis mean for empty praise of wit to write, As fopplings grin to show their teeth are white. (Quote by - John Brown 1)

This is the excellent foppery of the world, that when we are sick in fortune, often the surfeits of our own behavior, we make guilty of our disasters the sun, the moon, and stars; as if we were villains on necessity; fools by heavenly compulsion; knaves, thieves, and treachers by spherical predominance; drunkards, liars, and adulterers by an enforced obedience of planetary influence; and all that we are evil in, by a divine thrusting on. An admirable evasion of whoremaster man, to lay his goatish disposition on the charge of a star. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Of all the fools that pride can boast, A Coxcomb claims distinction most. (Quote by - John Gay)


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