(30 Jun 1685 - 4 Dec 1732)
English poet and dramatist who is best known for his satirical play, The Beggars Opera (opened 29 Jan 1728).
Science Quotes by John Gay (1 quote)
Lest men suspect your tale untrue,
Keep probability in view.
— John Gay
In Fable 18, 'The Painter Who Please Nobody and Everybody', Fables by the Late Mr. Gay: In One Volume Complete (1764), 45.