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If that a pearl may in a toad's head dwell, And may be found too in an oyster shell.

John Bunyan Topic: Oysters

The oyster is unseasonable and unwholesome in all months that have not the letter R in their name.

Henry Buttes Topic: Oysters

'Twere better to be born a stone Of ruder shape, and feeling none, Than with a tenderness like mine And sensibilities so fine! Ah, hapless wretch! condemn'd to dwell Forever in my native shell, Ordained to move when others please, Not for my own content or ease; But toss'd and buffeted about, Now in the water and now out.

William Cowper Topic: Oysters

Secret, and self-contained, and solitary as an oyster.

Charles Dickens Topic: Oysters

It's a wery remarkable circumstance, sir," said Sam, "that poverty and oysters always seem to go together."

Charles Dickens Topic: Oysters

I will not be sworn but love may transform me to an oyster; but I'll take my oath on it, till he have made an oyster of me he shall never make me such a fool.

William Shakespeare Topic: Oysters

An oyster may be crossed in love! Who says A whale's a bird?--Ha! did you call my love?-- He's here! He's there! he's everywhere! An me! he's nowhere!

Richard Brinsley Sheridan Topic: Oysters

He was a bold man that first eat an oyster.

Jonathan Swift Topic: Oysters

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