Quotes 1 till 3 of 3.
American writer 1842-19140
A cynic is a blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, and not as they ought to be.
Edgar Allan Poe
American poet, writer and critic 1809-18450
Believe me, there exists no such dilemma as that in which a gentleman is placed when he is forced to reply to a blackguard.
A. E. Housman
British poet 1859-19360
We for a certainty are not the first have sat in taverns while the tempest hurled their hopeful plans to emptiness, and cursed whatever brute and blackguard made the world.