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Love mercy, and delight to save. Society is now one polished horde,
1. GAY- Fable. The Lion, Tiger and Formd of two mighty tribes, the Bores and
Traveller. Line 33 Bored. a. Byron - Don Juan. Canto XIII.
We bear it calmly, though a ponderous woe, St. 95.
And still adore the hand that gives the blow The bore is usually considered a harmless
m. POMFRET-To His Friend. creature, or of that class of irrational bipeds
True bravery is shown by performing with xho hurt only themselves. b. VARIA EDGEWORTH ---Thoughts on
out witness what one might be capable of Bores. . | doing before all the world.
n. ROCHEFOUCAULD. That old hereditary bore, The steward.
The Guard dies, but never surrenders. C. ROGERS-- Italy. A Character.
0. ROUGEMONT- Invented Days after the Line 13.
Battle of Waterloo.
He that climbs the tall tree has won right to BORROWERS.
the fruit ; Neither a borrower, nor a lender be:
He that leaps the wide gulf should prevail in
his suit. For loan oft loses both itself and friend; And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry.
p. SCOTT-- The Talisman. Ch. XXVI. d. Hamlet. Act I, Sc. 3.
He did not look far
Into the service of the time, and was Who goeth a borrowing,
Discipled of the bravest; he hasted long, Goeth a sorrowing.
But on us both did laggish age steal on, €. TUSSER--Five Hundred Points of Good
And wore us out of act.
9. All's Well That Ends Well. Act I. Who borrow much, then fairly make it known,
Think you a little din can daunt mine ear3 ? And damn it with improvements not their Have I not in my time heard lions roar? own.
1. Taming of the Shrew. Act I. Sc. 2. f. Young-Love of Fame. Satire III.
Line 23. Whoever is brave, should be a man of great
s. Yonge's Cicero. The Tusculan
Disputations. Better to sink beneath the shock Than moulder piecemeal on the rock! 9. Byron-- The Giaour. Line 969.
The streams, rejoiced that winter's work is The truly brave,
done, When they behold the brave oppressed Talk of tomorrow's cowslips as they run. with odds,
t. EBENEZER ELLIOTT— The Village Are touched with a desire to shield and
Putriarch. Love and Other save;-A mixture of wild beasts and demi-gods
Poems. Spring. Are they-now furious as the sweeping wave, Sweet are the little brooks that run Now moved with pity; even as sometimes O’er pebbles glancing in the sun, nods
Singing to soothing tones. The rugged tree unto the summer wind,
IIOOD -- Town and Country. St. 10. Compassion breathes along the savage mind. h. BYRON--Don Juan. Canto VIII.
Thou hastenest down between the hills to St. 106.
meet me at the road,
The secret scarcely lisping of thy beautiful Toll for the brave
abode The brave that are no more!
Among the pines and mosses of yonder CowPER- On the Loss of the Royal
shadowy height, George. Where thou dost sparkle into song, and fill
the woods with light. So that my life be brave, what though not I v. LUCY LARCOM-Friend Brook.
long? j. DRUMMOND—Sonnet.
See, how the stream has overflowed
Its banks, and o'er the meadow road And dashed through thick and thin.
Is spreading far and wide! k. DRYDEN-- Absalom and Achitophel.
W. LONGFELLOW --Christus. The Golden Pt. II. Line 414. ||
Legend. Pt. II). The Nativity.
Give me the avowed, the erect, the manly
foe; Whenever you would ruin a person or a Bold I can meet- perhaps may turn his government, you must begin by spreading
blow; calumnies to defame them.
Dut of all plagues, good Heaven, thy wrath d. BUSENBAUM.
can send, Calumny is only the noise of madmen.
Save, save, oh! save me from the candid
I friend. e. DIOGENES.
1. GEORGE CANNING-- New Morality. A nickname a man may chance to wear out; but a system of calumny, pursued by
CARE. a faction, may descend even to posterity. Begone, dull Care, I prithee begone from me; This principle has taken full effect on thus Begone, dull Care, thou and I shall never state favorite.
agree. f. Isaac DISRAELI - Amenities of
Begone, old Care.
0. PLAYFORD's Musical Companion,
Care is no care, but rather a corrosire, There are calumnies against which even For things that are not to be remedied. innocence loses courage.
p. Henry VI. Pt. I. Act III. Sc. 3. y. NAPOLEON.
Care keeps his watch in every old man's eye, Be thou as chaste as ice, as pure as snow,
And where care lodges, sleep will never lie; thou shalt not escape calumny.
But where unbruisecl youth with unstuff"d h. Hamlet. Act III. Sc. 1.
Doth couch his limbs, there golden sleep Calumny will sear
doth reign. Virtue itself ;-these shrugs, these hums, and q. Romeo and Juliet. Act II. Sc. 3. ha's.
He cannot long hold out these pangs; i. Winter's Tale. Act II. Sc. 1.
The incessant care and labour of bis minil
Hath wrought the mure, that should confine No might nor greatness in mortality
it in, Can censure 'scape ; back-wounding calumny So thin, that life looks through and will The whitest virtue strikes.
break out. j. Measure for Measure. Act III. Sc. 2. I r. Henry IV. Pt. II. Act IV. Sc. 4. Virtue itself 'scapes not calumnious strokes. I
I am sure, care's an enemy to life. k. liumlet. Act I. Sc. 3.
8. Twelfth Night. Act I. Sc. 3.
O polished perturbation ! golden care!
That keep'st the ports of slumber open wide
To many a watchful night. Candor is the seal of a noble mind, the t. llenry IV. Pt. II. Act IV. Sc. 4. ornament and pride of man, the sweetest
Some must watch, while some must sleep; charm of woman, the scorn of rascals, and
So runs the world away. the rarest virtue of sociability.
u. Hamlet. Act III. Sc. 2. 1. BENTZEL-STERNAT,
I coulil lie down like a tired child,
And weep away the life of care
Which I have borne, and yet must bear. m. E. B. BROWNING--Auroru Leigh.
V. SHELLEY-- Stanczas written in
Dejection, near Naples.
Care will kill a cat.
Never leave that till to-morrow which you a. GEORGE WITHER-- Poem on Christmas. | can do to-day.
p. BENJ. FRANKLIN--Poor Richard. Care to our coffin adds a nail no doubt ; And every grin, so merry, draws one out.
Vessels large may venture more, b. John WOLCOT-- Expostulatory Odes. But little boats should keep near shore.
9. BENJ. FRANKLIN-Poor Richard.
Before a man.
All these you may avoid, but the Lie direct;
and you may avoid that too, with an If. I And by a prudent flight and cunning save
knew when seven justices could not take up) A life, which valour could not, from the
a quarrel; but when the parties were met grave.
themselves, one of them thought but of an If, A better buckler I can soon regain,
as, If you said so, then I said so; and they But who can get another life again?
shook hands, and swore brothers. Your If is h. ARCHILOCHUS-- Plutarch's Morals, the only peace-maker; much virtue in If.
Essay on the Laws, &c., of the v. As You Like It. Act V. Sc. 4.
But that I am forbid
To tell the secrets of my prison-house, wise:
I could a tale unfold, whose lightest word At least be more than I was; and be sure Would harrow up thy soul. ou credit anything the light gives light to,
w. Hamlet--Act I. Sc. 5. i BEAUMONT AND FLETCHER-- The
It engenders choler, planteth anger;
Since, of ourselves, ourselves are choleric, And look before you ere you leap;
Than feed it with such over-roasted flesh. For as you sow, y' are like to reap.
x. Taming of the Shrew. Act. IV. Sc. 1. ja BUTLER-- Hudibras. Pt. II. Canto II. Line 502.
Know you not, The fire that mounts the liquor till it run
o'er Child of Sparta,
In seeming to augment it, wastes it? Be The cautious seldcm err.
advis'd. CONFUCIUS— Analects.
y. Henry VIII. Act I. Sc. 1. vare of desperate steps. The darkest day,
Let every eye negotiate for itself. And trust Ve till to-morrow, will have pass'd away.
no agent. m . COWPER-- The Needless Alarm.
z. Much Ado About Nothing. Act II. Line 132
Sc. 1, rn to live well that thou may'st die so too; Lock up my doors; and when you hear the ve and die is all we have to do.
drum, ne, Sir John DENHAM --Of Prudence. And the vile squealing of the wry-neck'd
fif ccording to her cloth she cut her coat. | Clamber not you up to the casements then.
DRYDEN -- Cock and the Fox. Line 20. aa. Merchant of Venice. Act II. Sc. 5.
Consider the end.
To live and
Love all, trust a few, What infinite heart's ease must kings neglect, Do wrong to none: be able for thine enemy That private men enjoy? Rather in power, than use; and keep thy And what have kings that privates have not friend
too, Under thy own life's key: be check'd for | Sava ceremony, save general ceremony? silence,
l. llenry V. Act IV. Sc. 1. But never tax'd for speech. a. All's Well that Ends Well. Act I. When love begins to sicken and decay,
It useth an enforced ceremony;
There are no tricks in plain and simple faith. Think him as a serpent's egg,
m. Julius Cæsar. Act IV. Sc. 2. Which, hatch'd, would, as his kind, grow mischievous;
CHANCE. And kill him in the shell. b. Julius Cæsar. Act II. Sc. 1.
Next him high arbiter
Chance governs all. We may outrun, n. MILTON-- Paradise Lost. Bk. II. By violent swiftness, that which we run at,
Line 909. And lose by overrunning. c. Henry VIII. Act I. Sc. 1.
“ Chance, though blind, is the sole
Author of the creation.” When me mean to build, 0. J. X. B. SAINTINE--Picciola. Ch. III. We first survey the plot, then draw the model, And, then we see the figure of the house, Discouragement seizes us only when we Then must we rate the cost of the erection; can no longer count on chance. Which if we find outweighs ability,
P. GEORGES SAND---lland some Lawrence. What do we then, but draw anew the model
Ch. II. In fewer offices, or, at least desist To build at all?
Chance will not do the work--chance sends d. Ilenry IV. Pt. II. Act I. Sc. 3.
The very wind that wafts us towards the port A prudent man must neglect no
May dash us on the shelves. The steersman's circumstance.
part e. SOPHOCLES -- (Ed. Col. 1152.
Is vigilance, blow it rough or smooth. Louk ere thou leap, see ere thou go.
q. SCOTT-- Fortunes of Nigel. Ch. XXII. f. Thos. TUSSER- Före Ihundred Points
Old Play. of Good Husbandry. | Against ill chances, men are ever merry;
But leaviness foreruns the good event. Safe bind, safe find.
1. Henry Il. Pt. II. Act IV. Sc. 2. J. Thos. TUSSER- Five Hundred Points of Good Husbandry. | I shall show the cinders of my spirits
Through the ashes of my chance.
3. Antony and Cleopatra. Act V. Sc. 2. Ceremony was but devis'd at first
And grasps the skirts of happy chance, To set a gloss on faint deeds, hollow wel. | And breasts the blows of circumstance. comes,
t. TENNYSON-- In Memoriam. Pt. LXIII. Recanting goodness, sorry ere 'tis shown. he Timon of Athens. Act. I. Sc. 2.
Naught venture, naught lave.
u. Tuos. TussER-- Five Thundred Points () ceremony, show me but thy worth !
of Good Tłusbandry. October's
Ertract. What is thy soul of adoration ? Art thou aught else but place, degree, and Chance is a word void of sense ; nothing form,
can exist without a cause. Creating awe and fear in other men ?
v. VOLTAIRE -- A Philosophical Dictionary. i. Tlenry V. Act IV. Sc. 1. To feed, were best at home;
CHANGE From thence, the sauce to meat is ceremony; | Joy comes and goes, hope ebbs and flows Meeting were bare without it.
Like the wave: j. Jacbeth. Act III. Sc. 4.
Change doth unknit the tranquil strength of
men, What art thou, thon idol ceremony?
Love lends life a little grace, What kind of god art thou, that sufferist
A few sad smiles, and then, more
Both are laid in one cold place, Of mortal griefs than do thy worshippers.
In the grave. k. Henry V. Act IV. ' Se. 1.
U. VATTHEW ARNOLD--A Question. St. 1.
Like the race of leaves
“ Passing away" is written on the world, Is that of humankind. Upon the ground and all the world contains. The winds strew one year's leaves ; the 1 m. Mrs. HEMANS-- Passing Away.
sprouting grove Puts forth another brood, that shoot and Gather ye rose-buds while ye may,
Old Time is still a-flying, grow In the spring season. So it is with man: And this same flower, that smiles to-ilay, One generation gr.ws while one decays.
To-morrow will be dying. a. BRYANT's Homer's Iliad.
n. HERRICK-- To the Virgins to make much Bk. VI. Line 186.
of Time. All that's bright must fade, -
Now stamped with the image of Good Queen The brightest still the sweetest;
And now of a Bloody Mary.
0. HOOD-- Miss Kilmansegg. Her Moral. b. MOORE - All That's Bright Must Fade.
As the rolling stone gathers no moss, so Perhaps it may turn out a song,
the roving heart gathers no affections, Perhaps turn out a serinon.
Mrs. JAMESON--Studies. Detached c. Burns-- Epistle to a roung Friend.
Thoughts. Full from the fount of joy's delicious springs Time fleeth on, Some bitter o'er the towers its bubbling
Youth soon is gone, venom flings.
Naught earthly may abide ;
Life seemeth fast,
It runs as runs the tide.
9. LELAND-- Many in One. Pt. II. St. 21. €. Byron-- Childe Harold. Canto IV.
All things must change
To something new, to something strange. Shrine of the mighty! can it be
r. LONGFELLOW--Kéramos Line 32. That this is all remains of thee?
But the nearer the dawn, the darker the I. BYRON --The Gaiour. Line 106.
night, To-day is not yesterday : we ourselves
Anlliy going wrong all things come right ; change; how can our Works anal Thoughts,
| Things have been mended that were worse, if they are always to be the fittest, continue
| And the worse, the nearer they are to mend. always the same? Change, indeed, is pain
S. LONGFELLOW-The Baron of St. Custine. ful; yet ever needful; and if Memory have
Line 261. its force and worth, so also has hope.
Nothing that is can pause or stay; 3. CARLYLE-- Essays. Characteristics.
The moon will wax, the inoon will wane, . Sancho Panza am I, unless I was changed
The mist and cloud will turn to rain,
The rain to mist and cloud again,
To-morrow be to-day.
t. LONGFELLOW-- Kiramos. Line 34 ill ending, and beginning still.
Do not think that years leave us and find CowPER- The Task Bk. III.
us the same!
Line 627. u. OWEN MEREDITH --Lucile. Pt. II. riety 's the very spice of life,
Canto II. St. 3. That gives it all its flavor.
Weary the cloud falleth out of the sky, J COWPER-The Task. Bk. II.
Dreary the leaf lieth low. " The Timepiece, I., 606. | All things must come to the enrth by and by,
Out of which all things grow. aren gave him all at once; then snatched v. OWEN MEREDITH -- The Wanderer. away,
Eurth's llavings. Bk. III. mortals all his beauties conld survey ; uhke the flower that buds and withers in
This world k & day.
Is full of change, change, change, --- nothing DEYDEN – On the Death of Amyntas.
w. D. M. MULOCK -- Immutable. Verything lives, flourishes, and decays : i
thing dies, but nothing is lost: for the My merry, merry, merry roundelay and Principle of life only changes its form, Concludes with Cupid's curse :
he destruction of one generation is the | They that do change old love for new, ucation of the next.
| Pray gods, they change for worse! GOOD--- The Book of Nature. Series I. | 2. GEORGE PEELE--Cupid's Curse ; Lecture VIII.
From the Arruignment of Paris
in the cradle.
Ere mortal Just like
and the destr vivification of