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And if we do but watch the hour,
- 1 They never fail who die In a great cause,
Marino Faliero, Act ii. Sc. 2. Whose gaine was empires and whose stakes were thrones, Whose table earth, whose dice were human bones.
Age of Bronze, Stanza 3. I loved my country, and I hated him.
The Vision of Judgment.; bwrxiii.
! Sublime tobacco! which from east to west
i Cheers the tar's labour or the Turkman's rest.
The Island. Canto ii. Stanza 19. Divine in hookas, glorious in a pipe When tipp'd with amber, mellow, rich, and ripe; Like other charmers, wooing the caress More dazzlingly when daring in full dress
i Yet thy true lovers more admire by far Thy naked beauties - give me a cigar!:
Ibid. My days are in the yellow leaf;
The flowers and fruits of love are gone;
On my Thirty-sixth Year. Brave men were living before Agamemnon.
Don Juan, Canto i. Stinza 6. In virtues nothing earthly could surpass her, Save thine " incomparable oil,” Macassar ! But, oh ye lords of ladies intellectual, Inform us truly, -- have they not henpeck'd you all ?
i Vixerunt fortes ante Agamemnona
HORACE: Ode iv. 9. 25.
The languages, especially the dead,
The sciences, and most of all the abstruse,
Don Juan. Canto į. Stanza 40.
Stanza 83. And whispering, “I will ne'er consent," - consented.
Stanza 117. 'T is sweet to hear the watch-dog's honest bark
Bay deep-mouth'd welcome as we draw near home; 'T is sweet to know there is an eye will mark Our coming, and look brighter when we come.
Sweet is revenge
especially to women. And truant husband should return, and say,
My dear, I was the first who came away.” Man's love is of man's life a thing apart; 'T is woman's whole existence.
In my hot youth, when George the Third was king.
Stanza 212. So for a good old-gentlemanly vice I think I must take up with avarice."
Stanza 216. What is the end of fame? 'Tis but to fill A certain portion of uncertain paper.
Stanza 218. At leaving even the most unpleasant people And places, one keeps looking at the steeple.
Canto ii. Stanza 14. There's nought, no doubt, so much the spirit calms As rum and true religion.
1 See Middleton, page 173.
A solitary shriek, the bubbling cry
on Juan. Canto ii. Stanza 53.
In her first passion
All who joy would win
Stanza 199. woman loves her lover: In all the others, all she loves is love.'
Canto iii. Stanza 3.
Where burning Sappho loved and sung.
Stanza 86. 1. The mountains look on Marathon,
And Marathon looks on the sea ;
I dreamed that Greece might still be free.
Stanza 86.7. You have the Pyrrhic dance as yet,
Where is the Pyrrhic phalanx gone ?
Stanza 86. 3.
1 Dans les premières passions les femmes aiment l'amant, et dans les
autres elles aiment l'amour.
RocheFOUCAULD; Maxim 471.
Of two such lessons, why forget.
The nobler and the manlier one ?
Don Juan. Canto iü. Stanza 86. 10. Place me on Sunium's marbled steep,
Where nothing save the waves and I May hear our mutual murmurs sweep; There, swan-like, let me sing and die.
Stanza 86. 16. But words are things, and a small drop of ink,
Falling like dew upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.
Ah, surely nothing dies but something mourns,
Stanza 108. And if I laugh at any mortal thing, T is that I may
Canto it. Stanza 4. The precious porcelain of human clay."
Stanza 11. " Whom the gods love die young," was said of yore.”
And her face so fair
Stanza 93. “ Arcades ambo,"! -- id est, blackguards both.
!. I've stood upon Achilles' tomb, And heard Troy doubted: time will doubt of Rome.
1 See Shakespeare, page 63.
4 All her innocent thoughts
JOHN WILSON: On the Death of a Child. (1812.)
Oh "darkly, deeply, beautifully blue !” I
Don Juan Canto iv. Stanza 110
Canto v. Stanza 5. But all have prices, From crowns to kicks, according to their vices.a
The tocsin of the soul,
And puts himself upon his good behaviour.
the dinner bell.
Canto vi. Stanza 7.
A“ strange coincidence,” to use a phrase
Canto riii. Stanza 3.
What a strange thing is man! and what a stranger
Canto ix. Stanza 64.
And wrinkles, the damned democrats, won't flatter.
Canto x. Stanza 24.
Oh for a forty-parson power!
1 See Southey, page 507.