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A New Dictionary of Quotations from the Greek, Latin, and Modern Languages ...
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affected ancient appear applied bear become better body called cause character CICERO comes common Compare considered court danger death everything existence expression fear feel fortune French frequently give given Greek hand happy heart honour hope HORACE human Ital Italy kind king labour land language learned live look LORD manner matter maxim means mind nature never Nihil object once one's opinion original OVID pass PERSIUS person philosopher phrase PLAUTUS pleasure poet present prov quae quam quid quod reason rich Roman SENECA sense signify sometimes speaking TERENCE term things thou true truth vice VIRGIL virtue whole wise wish writing
Page 180 - O Woman ! in our hours of ease Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, And variable as the shade By the light quivering aspen made; When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou!
Page 3 - Wednesday. Doth he feel it? no. Doth he hear it? no. 'Tis insensible, then? Yea, to the dead. But will it not live with the living? no. Why? detraction will not suffer it. Therefore I'll none of it. Honour is a mere scutcheon: and so ends my catechism.
Page 143 - Est brevitate opus, ut currat sententia neu se Impediat verbis lassas...
Page 406 - Caelum non animum mutant qui trans mare currunt. Strenua nos exercet inertia : navibus atque Quadrigis petimus bene vivere. Quod petis hic est, Est Ulubris, animus si te non deficit aequus.
Page 427 - He hath put down the mighty from their seat : and hath exalted the humble and meek.
Page 98 - Merciful heaven! What, man! ne'er pull your hat upon your brows; Give sorrow words: the grief that does not speak Whispers the o'erfraught heart, and bids it break.
Page 21 - This is some fellow, Who, having been praised for bluntness, doth affect A saucy roughness ; and constrains the garb Quite from his nature : ,he cannot flatter, he ! — An honest mind and plain, — he must speak truth ! An they will take it, so ; if not, he's plain.
Page 229 - Je suis oiseau, voyez mes ailes— Je suis souris, vivent les rats!
Page 116 - And Jacob said unto Pharaoh, The days of the years of my pilgrimage are an hundred and thirty years: few and evil have the days of the years of my life been, and have not attained unto the days of the years of the life of my fathers in the days of their pilgrimage.