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“And strength itself by confidence grows “ Fie, foolish earth! think you the heaven weak."
Because your shadows do yourself benight! “ His frail freehold of flesh and blood." All's dark unto the blind." Lord BROOKE, Mon. and Rel, p. 8.
LORD BROOKE, p. 170. “ For reputation, airy though it be,
“ FORTUNE and love have sworn Is yet the beauty of authority."
That they were never born
Ibid. p. 179 “Power for a pencil, conscience for a table, “ FORTUNE should ever dwell To write opinion in of any fashion."
In courts where wits excel :
Ibid. “The plague that in some folded cloud re
“ Good fellows, whom men commonly do mains,
call The bright sun soon disperseth: but observe, Those that do live at war with truth and When black infection in some dunghill lies,
Ibid. p. 181. There's work for bells and graves if it do
“I have for books, above my head the sky, rise."
Under me earth ; about me air and sea." WEBSTER, Appius and Virginia. Old
Ibid. p. 206. Plays, vol. 5, p. 406.
“False antidotes for vicious ignorance, “ He that would tame a lion, doth not use Whose causes are within, and so the cure ; The goad, or wierd whip; but a sweet voice, Error corrupting nature, not mischance, A fearful stroking; and with food in hand For how can that be wise which is not pure." Must ply his wanton hunger."I
Ibid. p. 210. Ibid. p. 441.
“ Till the inward moulds be truly placed, “ All disgrace
Al is made crooked that in them we cast. Lights less upon than the place."
Ibid. Ibid. p. 442.
“ From early childhood's promising estate, « PITEOUS fires
Up to performing manhood." That chance in towers of stone, are not so
2. fear'd As those that light in flax shops ; for there's
“War, art's deliberate strength." Ibid. For eminent ruin." Ibid. p. 442.
“READY as pilots waked with sudden winds."
Ibid. p. 14. "And seen you sit, sole companied with
Dogs, such whose cold secresy was meant thought,
By nature for surprize." As if your passions were your
Ibid. p. 24. comforters." WEBSTER and RowLEY, Thracian
“Relays of horse, long-breathed as winter Wonder. Ibid. vol. 6, p. 31.
The classical reader will not forget the beautiful lines in the Agam. of ÆschyLUS, έθρεψεν δε λεόντα, κ. τ.έ. ν. 696.
of thought, Bui speech, by which we ours for reason boast."
Ibid. p. 26.
" — Wuose needless carefulness Which from the people does to rulers Infects them past the mind's best medicine, grow ; sleep." Ibid. p. 105. Power (Fortune's sail) should not for
threatenings strike, “ Yet in our walk to our last home design'd In boats bestorm’d, all check at those that "Tis safe by all the studied guides to go,
Ibid. Lest we in death, too late, the knowledge find,
“ LEARNING is not knowledge, but a conOf what in life 'twas possible to know." tinued sailing by fantastic and uncertain
Ibid. p. 114. winds towards it."— Preface to Gondibert,
“ Souls are alike of rich and ancient race, Though bodies claim distinction by descent."
Ibid. p. 120.
“ WHEN your coffers
Old Fortunatus, vol. 3, p. 143.
“ And make (since strength's but nature
hourly tried) The body weak by softness of the mind."
Ibid. p. 139. " And like young-conscienced casuists,
thinks that sin Which will by talk and practice lawful seem."
Ibid. p. 204.
“ RIVERS whose breadth inhabitants may
stride, Parts them as much as continents and isles.
On equal, smooth, and undistinguish'd
“ In the scapes of virtue ground
Excuses damn her: they be fires in cities The lust of power does liberty impair, Enraged with those winds that less lights And limits by a border and a bound
extinguish." What was before as passable as air."
CHAPMAN. Bussy d'Ambois.
Ibid. p. 321.
Ibid. p. 276.
Ibid. p. 327.
Ibid. Monsieur d'Olide, p. 346.
“ YIELD not, in storms of state, to that
“ NOBLE she is by birth, made good by na
Exceeding fair, and her behaviour to it
THRIFTLESS minutes, Wherein false joys have spun a weary life.”
FORD, vol. 1, p. 88.
“ His face was like the ten of diamonds,
" To be man Pointed each way with pushes, [pimples),
Is to be but the exercise of cares and his nose
In several shapes; as miseries do grow Was like the ace of clubs.”—Ibid. p. 378. They alter as men's forms."
Ibid. p. 122. “HELL hath no limits, nor is circumscribed In one self place; but where we are is hell,
COMMONWEALTHS And where hell is there must we ever be Totter, and reel from that nobility, And to be short, when all the world dis
And ancient virtue, which renowns the solves,
great And every creature shall be purified,
Who steer the helm of government, while All places shall be hell that are not heaven." mushrooms
Marlow. Dr. Faustus. Mephis- Grow up, and make new laws to license tophilus loquitur.
Ibid. p. 127.
“ Thou'st brought me to that dull calamity, | Oh, how they cast to sink it! and defeated, To that strange misbelief of all the world (Soul-sick with poison) strike the monuAnd all things that are in it, that I fear
ments I shall fall like a tree, and find my grave, Where noble names lie sleeping, till they Only remembering that I grieve.”
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 light 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, “Ligut is sown for the righteous, and
And is retired into his 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."
Ibid. 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,
Ibid. Philaster, p. 103.
" — UNBAKED poetry, Whilst I
Such as the dablers of our time contrive, May live neglected, and do noble things, That has no weight nor wheel to move the As fools in strife throw gold into the sea, mind, Drowned in the doing.”—Ibid.
Nor indeed nothing but an empty sound."
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." Keeping her honour safe ?-Not with the
BEAUMONT and FLETCHER. Wit 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 sec a virtue fortified “ That daily thrust their lives through Strongly above the battery of their tongue, hazards;