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“ Can man by no means creep out of him
self, And leave the slough of viperous grief behind ?"
which Heaven and you Know to be tougher than the hand of Time Can cut from man's remembrance."
Ibid. p. 60.
“ Thou'st brought me to that dull calamity, | Oh, how they cast to sink it! and defeated,
Ibid. p. 60. And the cold marble melt.”—Ibid. p. 135. VIRTUE.--" The memorial thereof is im- “ I Hold a spleen, no sin of malice, mortal, because it is known with God and And may, with man enough, be best forwith man. When it is present, men take gotten."-Ibid. Scornful Lady, p. 347. example at it; and when it is gone, they de
“ And when sire it; it weareth a crown, and triumpheth for ever, having gotten the victory, striving Crowned with still flourishing leaves of
I liglit upon (such worthies) for undefiled rewards."— Wisdom, iv. 1-2.
truth and goodness, “ NIMIRUM primorum parentum pecca
With such a feeling I peruse their fortunes
As if I then had lived." tum et luimus, et imitamur."—Bacon, vol.
F. Elder Brother, p. 110. 10, p. 4.
" He has made his study all his pleasure, “ Light is sown for the righteous, and
And is retired into tris contemplation, gladness for the upright in heart.”—Psalm 97, v. 11. Bible translation.
Not meddling with the dirt and chaff of
nature, Divinations, and soothsayings, and
That makes the spirit of the mind mud too."
p. 115. dreams, are vain ; and the heart fancieth as a woman's heart in travail.”—Ecclesias
“He has been at court, and learned new ticus, 34. 5.
And, now to speak a tedious piece of nothing, MADE his soul melt within him, and To vary his face as seamen do their compass, his blood
To worship images of gold and silver, Run into Whey !"
And fall before the she-calves of the season." BEAUMONT & FLETCHER,
Such as the dablers of our time contrive,
Ibid. p. 121. Agar Ellis, Hallam, et id genus.
“Such a one-shews his thoughts double, “ WHERE may a maiden live securely free,
Making 'em only food for his repentance."
BEAUMONT and FLETCHER. Wit Keeping her honour safe ?-Not with the living :
without Money, p. 282. They feed upon opinions, errors, dreams,
“Nothing to lose but that my soul inherits, And make them truths: they draw a nou
Which they can neither law nor claw away." rishment
Ibid. p. 292. Out of defamings, grow upon disgraces, And when they see a virtue fortified “That daily thrust their lives through Strongly above the battery of their tongue, hazards;
And fearless, for their country's peace,
“ How were I cleared of grief march hourly
Had I the power to unbelieve belief." Through all the doors of death, and know
Ibid. p. 219. the darkest." Ibid. Loyal Subject, p. 319.
“ DOUBT Comes in far easier than it can get out." “ What danger
Ibid. Where honour is, though seated in a billow, Rising as high as heaven, would not these
“ True spirits, soldiers,
That whilst the wars were, served like walls Like to so many sea-gods, charge up to it." and ribs
To girdle in the kingdom."
BEAUMONT and FLETCHER. Captain, “The same men through all the straits of virtue.”—Ibid. p. 392.
“ I'd have him buried “ To talk of things we know not, and to
Cross legg'd, like one of the Templars, know
And on his breast a buckler with a pike in't, Nothing but things not worth the talking of.”
and at his feet Sir R. Fane, Jun. Home Table Book, A musquet, with this word upon a label, vol. 2, p. 810.
Which from the cock's mouth thus should
be delivered, ** TIME takes no measure in eternity."
• I have discharged the duty of a soldier.'" Sir Rob. HOWARD. Ibid. p. 811.
39. We have in many of these dramatists
“I know that glory what is truly said of Fletcher in the Pro.
Is like Alcides' shirt, if it stay on us logue to the Chances,
Till pride hath mixt it with our blood ; nor _“Sweet expressions, quick conceit, Familiar language, fashioned to the weight Part with't at pleasure: when we would Of such as speak it.”
It brings along with it both flesh and sinews, “ Put on
And leaves us living monsters.” The surest armour anvil'd in the shop
Ibid. Prophetess, p. 166. Of passive fortitude.” BEAUMONT and FLETCHER. Lover's
“ WHERE benefits Progress, p. 421.
Are ill-conferred, as on unworthy men
That turn them to bad uses, the bestower “ A Man from whose example For wanting judgement how and on whom As from a compass, we may steer our for- to place them, tunes,
Is partly guilty." Our actions, and our age; and safe arrive at
Ibid. Queen of Corinth, p. 192. A memory that shall become our ashes." Ibid. The Pilgrim, p. 445.
Humility. “For he that holds no faith, shall find no “The fullest and best ears of corn hang trust;
lowest towards the ground.” — Bp. RerBut sowing wrong, is sure to reap the same.” NOLDS, vol. 5, p. 47.
DANIEL, vol. 1, p. 77.
“Smiles that give but shadows, Ilave skipt thy flame, at seventy thou canst And wrinkle not the face."
96. “ Nor do I think you wretched or disgraced
“ A MONASTERY,
A most strict house ; a house where none
Where no more light is known but what
Believe there is a day: where no hope
Nor comfort, but in tears."
Ibid. Thierry and Theodoret, p. 124. rance."-Ibid. p. 88.
It could as soon be buried to the world “ The world's a labyrinth, where unguided As it should die to me.”—Ibid. p.
Walk up and down to find their weariness;
Ibid. Night Walker, p. 154.
" The monuments of virtue and desert
Epilogue to the Noble Gentleman.
“And can it be that this most perfect crea
ture, This image of his maker, well-squared man, Should leave the handfast' that he had of
grace?”—Ibid. Woman Hater, p. 239. “Ile that intends well, yet deprives himself Ofmeans to put his good thoughts into deed, Deceives his purpose of the due reward That goodness merits."
Ibid. Honest Man's Fortune, p. 377. " Dost know what 'tis to die?
-Thou dost not,
“ LIKE the elements
Kinsmen, p. 22.
“ Had mine ear
dwell on :
Ibid. p. 24.
Flatterers. “THESE very slaves shall when these great
beasts die Publish their bowels to the vulgar eye."
Ibid. Triumph of Love, p. 518.
“Call up thy goodness, Strength, wisdom, beauty, grandeur, riches, Thy mind and man within thee.
Crown thy mind | There is but One immutable, whose will With that's above the world's wealth, joy. Stands unreversed and unperverted, still ful suffering.
Above man's thought, yet softening toward And truly be the master of thyself,
his prayer. Which is the noblest empire; and there stand | Part of that will it is which hearkens thus The thing thou wert ordained and set to Free, yet by love's necessity the same, govern.”—Ibid. p. 562.
Most stedfast when the most inclined to us.
Truth never stoops, and Wisdom cannot “ Let your reprehension
err ; Run in an easy current, not o'er high, These, if we mark or not, their task fulfil Carried with rashness or devouring choler : And go right on."—Ibid. p. 39. But rather use the soft persuading way, Whose powers will work more gently, and “SCATTERING distrustful thoughts 'midst compose
cautious words, The imperfect thoughts you labour to re- And numbering worse men's sins to hide claim,
their own."—Ibid. p. 41. More winning than enforcing the consent."
Ben Jonson. Every Man in his “EXTORTED truth has dropt from impious
“But men of your condition feed on sloth, “ The wicked have looked farther than the
“ CLEAVE to this promise with all thy inIbid. p. 61.
Firmly enclose it in thy remembrance fast, “My brain methinks is like an hour-glass, Fold it in thy faith with full hope, day and Wherein my imaginations run like sands hour, Filling up time; but these are turn'd and And thy salvation it will be at the last.” turn'd,
BALE. God's Promises. Old Plays, So that I know not what to stay upon,
vol. 1, p. 13. And less to put in act.”—Ibid. p. 75.
“RUTHFUL remembrance is yet raw in Critics.
mind." “ Durum nimis, altera, quicquid
Ferrex and Porrer. Ibid.
128. Componis, pars esse putat; numerosque fluentes
COMMITTING new crimes in the hope of Lenius, et molli pede, ut ipsi molliculi sunt, averting punishment: Nec nisi plana, tolutim et euntia verba requirunt."—Douza, p. 363.
“E per meno temer, più reo si rende."
Maggi, vol. 1, p. 9. " Wrath holds fast On sin through generations."
“PerchE il rimorso duole, e no'l peccato Impious Feast. Rob. LANDOR, P. 37. Smorza quel duolo, e sanità non cura ;
Contro alla punta onde verria sanato, “ OURSELVES change most ; yea, all things Col callo del costume il senso indura.” change below,
Ibid. vol. 2, p. 9.