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cup goes round:
The Grave. Part ü. Line 449.
Come, gentle Spring! ethereal Mildness! come.
The Seasons. Spring. Line 1,
But who can paint
Can imagination boast,
Like Nature ?
Her snaky crest.
Delightful task ! to rear the tender thought,
, rural quiet, friendship, books,
Summer. Line 47.
1 See Norris, page 281.
Ships dim-discover'd dropping from the clouds.
The Seasons. Summer, Line 946. And Mecca saddens at the long delay.
Line 979. For many a day, and many a dreadful night, Incessant lab'ring round the stormy cape. Line 1003. Sigh'd and look'd unutterable things.
Line 1188. A lucky chance, that oft decides the fate Of mighty monarchs.
Line 1285. So stands the statue that enchants the world, So bending tries to veil the matchless boast, The mingled beauties of exulting Greece. Line 1346 Who stemm'd the torrent of a downward age. Line 1516. Autumn nodding o'er the yellow plain. Autuma. Line 2.
Loveliness Needs not the foreign aid of ornament, But is when unadorn'd, adorn'd the most.' Line 204. He saw her charming, but he saw not half The charms her downcast modesty conceal’d. Line 229. For still the world prevail'd, and its dread laugh, Which scarce the firm philosopher can scorn. Line 233. See, Winter comes to rule the varied year.?
Winter. Line 1. Cruel as death, and hungry as the grave.
Line 393 There studious let me sit, And hold high converse with the mighty dead.
Line 431. The kiss, snatch'd hasty from the sidelong maid.
Line 625. 1 See Milton, page 234.
Nam ut mulieres esse dicuntur nonnullæ inornatae, quas id ipsum diceat, sic hæc subtilis oratio etiam incompta delectat (For as lack of adoroment is said to become some women; so this subtle oration, though without embellishment, gives delight). — Cicero: Orator, 23, 78.
2 O Winter, ruler of the inverted year. — CowPER : The Task, book is. W’inter Evening, line 34.
These as they change, Almighty Father! these
Hymn. Line 1. Shade, un perceiv’d, so softening into shade. Line 25. From seeming evil still educing good.
Line 114. Come then, expressive silence, muse His praise. Line 118.
A pleasing land of drowsyhed it was,
The Castle of Indolence. Canto i. Stanza 6.
A bard here dwelt, more fat than bard beseems.
A little round, fat, oily man of God.
Canto ii. Stanza & Song
Health is the vital principle of bliss,
The Castle of Indolence. Canto ü. Stanzu 68
Whoe'er amidst the sons Of reason, valour, liberty, and virtue Displays distinguish'd merit, is a noble Of Nature's own creating.
Coriolanus. ' Act iii. Sc. 3. O Sophonisba ! Sophonisba, 0 !1
Sophonisba. Act i. Sc. 2. When Britain first, at Heaven's command,
Arose from out the azure main, This was the charter of her land,
And guardian angels sung the strain: Rule, Britannia! Britannia rules the waves ! Britons never shall be slaves.
Alfred. Act ii. Sc. &
JOHN DYER. 1700–1758.
A little rule, a little sway,
Grongar Hill. Line 88
Line 102 Disparting towers Trembling all precipitate down dash'd, Rattling around, loud thundering to the moon.
The Ruins of Rome. Line 40.
1 The line was altered after the second edition to l' O Sophonisba! I am wholly thine."
DODDRIDGE. - WESLEY, – FRANKLIN.
PHILIP DODDRIDGE. 1702-1751.
Epigram on his Family Arms. 1 Awake, my soul! stretch every nerve,
And press with vigour on;
Zeal and Vigour in the Christian Race.
JOHN WESLEY. 1703-1791. That execrable sum of all villanies commonly called a Slave Trade.
Journal. Feb. 12, 1772. Certainly this is a duty, not a sin. “Cleanliness is indeed next to godliness.” ? I am always in haste, but never in a hurry.8
Sermon xciii. On Dress.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN. 1706-1790. They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Historical Review of Pennsylvania. Dum vivimus vivamus (Let us live while we live). — Orton: Life of
Given as a saying of Wesley, in the “Saturday Review," Nov. 28, 1874. from heaven, and the sceptre from tyrants), com Eripuit cælo fulmen sceptrumque tyrannis (He snatched the lightning
- a line attributed to Turgot, and inscribed on Houdon's bust of Franklin. Frederick von der Trenck asserted on his trial, 1794, that he was the author of this line.
* This sentence was much used in the Revolutionary period. It occurs