Special constable: Now mind, you know - if I kill you, it’s nothing; but if you kill me, by Jove! it’s murder!
John Leech, from John Leech, his life and work vol 1, by William Powell Frith, London, 1891.
Orestes and Pylades would gladly have given their lives for each other, but things would have soon turned sour if they’d only had a washing bowl and a pitcher for two.
Paul Gavarni, from Le Diable à Paris (The Devil in Paris), vol. 2, collective work, Paris (Hetzel) 1868.