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A change came o'er the spirit of my dream.
BYRON—The Dream. St. 3. Dreams in their development have breath, And tears, and tortures, and the touch of
joy, They have a weight upon our waking thoughts, They take a weight from off vur waking
BYRON— The Dreum. St. 1.
p. BYRON— Darkness. The fisher droppeth his net in the stream, And a hundred streams are the same as
one; And the maiden dreameth her love-lit dream;
And what is it all, when all is done? The net of the fisher the burden breaks, And always the dreaming the dreamer wakes. 9. ALICE Cary-Lover's Diary.
Dreams, Children of night, of indigestion bred.
CHURCHILL— The Candidate. Line 784. My eyes make pictures when they are shut. COLERIDGE-A Day Dream.
Dream after dream ensues; And still they dream that they shall still
succeed, And still are disappointed. t. COWPER- The Task. Bk. III.
As thou these ashes, little brook! will bear
dispersed. a. WORDSWORTH -- Ecclesiastical Sketches.
Pt. II. Wicliffe.
DOUBT. Who never doubted, never balf believed. Where doubt, there truth is—'tis her shadow.
b. BAILEY- Festus. Sc. A Country Town. He would not, with a peremptory tone, Assert the nose upon his face his own.
COWPER— Conversation. Line 96.
Uncertain ways unsafest are, And doubt a greater mischief than despair.
d. DENHAM -- Cooper's Hill. Line 399. Doubt indulged soon becomes doubt realized.
F. R. HAVERGAL— Royal Bounty. The
Doubt, And Doubt is brother devil to Despair! f. JOHN BOYLE O'REILLY--Prometheus.
Christ, I am just going to leap into the dark. 9.
RABELAIS--From Motteux's Life.
Modest doubt is call'd The beacon of the wise. h. Troilus and Cressida Act II. Sc. 2.
No hinge, nor loop, To hang a doubt on; or woe
i. Othello. Act III. So. 3. Our doubts are traitors, And make us lose the good we oft might win, By fearing to attempt. j. Measure for Measure. Act I, Sc. 5.
To be once in doubt, Is once to be resolv'd.
k. Othello. Act III. Sc. 3.
on thy life!
Dreams are but interludes, which fancy
makes; When monarch Reason sleeps, this mimic
St. 1. “Do you believe in dreams?" "Why, yes
and no. When they come true, then I believe in
them; When they come false, I don't believe in
Corey. Act. III. Sc. 1.
Act III. Sc. 5. 'Twas but a dream, – let it pass, – let it vanish
like so many others! What I thought was a flower, is only a weed,
and is worthless. y. LONGFELLOW -- Courtship of Miles
Standish. Pt. VII.
DREAMS. Sweet sleep be with us, one and all! And if upon its stillness fall The visions of a busy brain, We'll have our pleasure o'er again, To warm the heart, to charm the sight, Gay dreams to all! good night, good night!
I. JOANNA BALLE— The Phantom. Song.
Sleep brings dreams; and dreams are often most vivid and fantastical, before we have yet been wholly lost in slumber. m. ROBERT MONTGOMERY BIRD - Calavar.
Maintain your post: That's all the fame you
need; For 'tis impossible you should proceed. DRYDEN -- To Mr. Congreve, on his
Comedy “The Double Dealer." The reward of one duty is the power to fulfil another. P. GEORGE Eliot, Daniel Deronda.
Bk. VI. Ch. XLVI.
DRINKING. Merry swains, who quaff the nut-brown ale, And sing, enamour'd of the nut-brown maid. BEATTIE--The Minstrel. Bk. I.
St. 44. But while you have it use your breath; There is no drinking after death. d. BEAUMONT and FLETCHER--The
Bloody Brother. Act II.
Sc. 2. Song.
Why Should every creature drink but I?
COWLEY-- From Anacreon. Drinking. Come, old fellow, drink down to your peg! But do not drink any farther, I beg! f. LONGFELLOW -- Christus. The Golden.
Legend. Pt. IV. I drink no more than a sponge. 9.
RABELAIS- Works. Bk. I. Ch. V. Drink down all unkindness. h. Merry Wives of Windsor. Act I.
I slept and dreamed that life was Beauty; I woke, and found that life was Duty:-Was thy dream then a shadowy lie?
ELLEN STUNGIS HOOPER— Duty.
Back and side go bare, go bare,
Needle. Act II.
Every mission constitutes a pledge of duty. Every man is bound to consecrate lis every faculty to its fulfillment. He will derive his rule of action from the profound conviction of that duty. MAZZINI -- Life and Writings. Young
Europe. General Principles. The thing which must be, must be for the
best, God helps us do our duty and not shrink, And trust His mercy humbly for the rest.
OWEN MEREDITH -- Imperfection, St. 6.
Drink, pretty creature, drink!
j. WORDSWORTH-- The Pet Lamb.
For drink, there was beer which was very strong when not mingled with water, but was agreeable to those who were used to it. They drank this with a reed, out of the vessel that held the beer, upon which they saw the barley swim.
k. ZENOPHON. .
DUTY. Thanks to the gods! my boy has done his
duty. 1. ADDISON-- Cato. Act IV. Sc. 4.
Knowledge is the hill which few may hope
LEWIS MORRIS -- Epic of Hades.
of Cobden Statue. Thy sum of duty let two words contain, (O may they graven in thy heart remain!) Be humble and be just. PRIOR--Solomon on the Vanity of the
World. Bk. III. When Duty grows thy law, enjoyment fades
Blow wind! come wrack!
I do perceive here a divided duty.
Othello. Act I. Sc. 3.
O hour, of all hours, the most bless'd upon
carth, Blesséd hour of our dinners! k. OWEN MEREDITH--Lucile. Pt. I.
Canto II. St. 22.
We may live without poetry, music and art; We may live without conscience, and live
without heart; We may live without friends; we may live
without books; But civilized man cannot live without cooks. He may live without books, - what is knowl.
edge but grieving? He may live without hope, -what is hope but
deceiving? He may live without love, -- what is passion
but pining? But.where is the man that can live without
dining ? 1. OWEN MEREDITH- Lucile. Pt. I.
Canto II. St. 24.
EATING. When th. Sultan Shah-Zaman Goes to the city Ispahan, Even before he gets so far As the place where the clustered palm trees
are, At the last of the thirty palace gates, The pet of the Harem, Rose in Bloom, Orders a least in his favorite room, Glittering square of colored ice, Sweetened with syrups, tinctured with
spice; Creams, and cordials, and sugared dates; Syriad apples, Othmanee Quinces, Limes and citrons and apricots, And wines that are known to Eastern princes. Thomas BAILEY ALDRICH – When the
Sultan Goes to Ispahan. I sing the sweets I know, the charms I feel, My morning incense, and my evening meal, The Sweets of Hasty Pudding, BARLOW– The Hasty Pudding,
Canto I. Wouldst thou both eat thy cake and have it? g. HERBERT - The Temple. The Size
The chief pleasure (in eating) does not consist in costly seasoning or exquisite Havour, but in yourself. Do you seek for sauce in sweating?
Your supper is like the Hidalgo's dinner; very little meat, and a great deal of tablecloth. i LONGFELLOW— The Spanish Student.
Act I. Sc. 4. Oh, better no doubt is a dinner of herbs, When season'd by love, which no rancor dis
turus, And sweeten'd by all that is sweetest in life Toan turbot, bisque, ortolans, eaten in strite! But if ont of humour, and hungry, alone A man should sit down to dinner, each ono Of the dishes of which the cook chooses to
spoil With a horrible mixture of garlic and oil, The chances are ten against one, I must own, He gets up as ill-tempered as when he sat
down. j. OWEN MEREDITH -- Lucile. Pt. I.
Canto II. St. 27.