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4,653. I’ve fought three duels over ladies. I’ve walked out on twelve ladies. Nine ladies have walked out on me. Oh I used to be an idiot. Got crushes on them, whispered sweet nothings, clicked my heels, bowed and scraped, fell in love, suffered, sighed in the moonlight, froze up, melted in puddles ... Dark eyes, red lips, dimples in the cheeks ... All women are pretentious, affected, hateful, gossipy liars to the marrow of their bones. Vain, petty, merciless, they can’t think straight ... Pure crocodile. (Woman & Ladies & Liar) Chekhov: Comedy Shorts: The Bear starring Julian Barratt & Julia David & Reece Shearsmith, Sky Arts 2010
72,097. Faint heart ne’er won fair lady. Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
4,724. For, having such a blessing in his lady,
He finds the joys of heaven here on earth. (Woman & Lady & Joy) William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice III iv 70-71, Jessica to Lorenzo and Lancelot
4,818. The ladies of St James’s!
They're painted to the eyes;
Their white it stays for ever,
Their red it never dies:
But Phyllida, my Phyllida!
Her colour comes and goes;
It trembles to a lily, –
It wavers to a rose. (Woman & Colour & Rose & Lady) Henry Austin Dobson, The Ladies of St James’s, 1883
4,819. I get too hungry for dinner at eight.
I like the theater but never come late.
I never bother with people I hate.
That’s why the lady is a tramp. Lorenz Hart, The Lady is a Tramp, song 1937
4,820. I met a lady in the meads
Full beautiful, a faery’s child
Her hair was long, her foot was light
And her eyes were wild. John Keats, La Belle Dame Sans Merci, 1820
4,821. She looked at me as she did love
And made sweet moan. (Lady & Sex) ibid.
4,822. La belle dame sans merci
Thee hath in thrall. ibid.
4,823. I’ve taken my fun where I’ve found it,
An’ now I must pay for my fun,
For the more you ’ave known o’ the others
The less will you settle to one. (Lady & Fun) Rudyard Kipling, The Ladies, 1896
8,917. A lady, if undressed at Church, looks silly,
One cannot be devout in deshabilly. George Farquhar, The Stage Coach prologue, 1704
19,104. Mob ladies like Virginia Hill, Arlyne Brickman and Karen Hill have no qualms in talking a man down. No-one crosses a mob lady. (Gangs US: New York & New York & Ladies & Mafia: US) Mobsters: Mob Ladies aka Gangstas: Lady Gangstas, 2008
19,105. Virginia Hill was born into a turbulent home in a small rural town of Lipscomb Alabama in 1916. Her father was a drinker. (Gangs US: New York & New York & Ladies & Mafia: US) ibid.
19,106. Virginia Hill was shuffling money all over town. (Gangs US: New York & New York & Ladies & Mafia: US) ibid.
19,107. With Epstein’s guidance, Hill was bringing in thousands of dollars. (Gangs US: New York & New York & Ladies & Mafia: US) ibid.
19,108. Virginia was running with the New York mob. (Gangs US: New York & New York & Ladies & Mafia: US) ibid.
19,109. It didn’t take long with Bugsy and Virginia to rekindle their affair. (Gangs US: New York & New York & Ladies & Mafia: US) ibid.
19,110. Within two weeks Bugsy Siegel was dead. (Gangs US: New York & New York & Ladies & Mafia: US) ibid.
19,111. Her body was found near a stream. (Gangs US: New York & New York & Ladies & Mafia: US) ibid.
19,112. She [Arlyne] rang the cops and made them an offer ... Arlyne would have to infiltrate the Gambinos while wearing a wire. (Gangs US: New York & New York & Ladies & Mafia: US) ibid.
19,113. The Feds used information from the sting to bring down Scarpati, Manzo and nine other top members of the Colombo family. (Gangs US: New York & New York & Ladies & Mafia: US) ibid.
19,114. Karen Friedman was living a quiet life ... The eighteen year old met and fell in love with Henry Hill, bricklayer by day, mobster by night. (Gangs US: New York & New York & Ladies & Mafia: US) ibid.
19,115. He would testify against members of the Lucchese crime family. (Gangs US: New York & New York & Ladies: US) ibid.
23,203. Scarlett: Sir, you are no gentlemen.
Rhett: And you, miss, are no lady. (South & Lady & Gentleman) Gone with the Wind 1939 starring Clark Gable & Vivien Leigh & Leslie Howard & Olivia de Haviland & Thomas Mitchell & Barbara Mitchell & Evelyn Keyes & Ann Rutherford & George Reeves & Fred Crane & Hattie McDaniel & Alicia Rhett et al, director Victor Fleming
59,352. And stop this ‘my lady’ nonsense. (Pope & Lady) The Borgias s1e5: The Borgias in Love, Lucrezia to lover, Showtime 2011
72,538. Beautiful ladies! (Fantasy & Lady) The Adventures of Baron Munchausen 1989 starring Uma Thurman & John Neville & Eric Idle & Jonathan Pryce & Oliver Reed & Sarah Polley & Bill Paterson & Charles McKeown & Winston Dennis & Robin Williams & Alison Steadman & Ray Cooper et al, director Terry Gilliam, Baron
94,589. I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures. None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives. Jane Austen, Persuasion
109,573. Once upon a time most women aspired to be ladies. A lady was easy to define: she wore corsets and voluminous skirts and rode side-saddle. She had impeccable manners. And above all a lady knew her place. Timeshift: How to Be a Lady: An Elegant History with Rachel Johnson, BBC 2017
109,574. The lady became associated with male oppression and inequality. ibid.
109,575. This unlikely return of the lady. ibid.
90,795. I am here to play women’s tennis. I’m a lady. Predominantly, most of the time I always like to play ladies. (Tennis & Lady) Serena Williams