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The island of Sardinia, consisting chiefly of marshes and mountains,
has from the earliest period to the present been cursed with a noxious
History of Enyland, rol. i. p. 287.
is to be sure the uraditional one, and was believed in by the late
*grim laugh." -- M. H. MORGAN. Sister Anne, do you see any one coming ?
The anxious question of one of the wives of Bluebeard. Stone-wall Jackson.
This saying took its rise from the battle of Bull Run, July 21, 1861.
Said General Bernard E. Bee, See, there is Jackson, standing like a stone-wall."
The King is dead! Long live the King !
The death of Louis XIV. was announced by the captain of the body.
guard from a window of the state apartment. Raising his truncheco above his head, he broke it in the centre, and throwing the pieces among the crowd, exclaimed in a loud voice, "Le Roi est mort !" Then seizing another staff, he flourished it in the air as he shouted,
“Vive le Roi !” – Pardoe : Life of Louis XIV., rol. iii. p. 457. The woods are full of them ! Alexander Wilson, in the Preface to his "American Ornithology"
. (1808), quotes these words, and relates the story of a boy who had been gathering powers. On bringing them to his mother, he said: “Look, my dear ma! What beautiful flowers I have found grow
ing in our place! Why, all the woods are full of them!" Thin red line.
The Russians dashed on towards that thin red-line streak tipped with a line of steel.
- RUSSELL: The British Expedition to the Crimes (revised edition), p. 187. Soon the men of the column began to see that though the scarlet line was slender, it was very rigid and exact.
- KINGLAKE: Inrtsion of the Crimen, vol. iii. p. 455. The spruce beauty of the slender red line. — Ibid. (sixth edition), col. iii. p. 248.
What you are pleased to call your mind. A solicitor, after hearing Lord Westbury's opinion, ventured to say that he had turned the matter over in his mind, and thought that something night be said on the other side ; to which he replied, “Then, sir, you will turn it over once more in what you are pleased
to call your mind.” – Nash : Life of Lord Westbury, rol. ii. 292. When in doubt, win the trick.
Hoyle : Twenty-four Ruits for Learners, Rule 12.
proverb which Lord John Russell gave one morning at breakfast at Mardock's, – “One man's wit, and all men's
wisdom.” — Hemoirs of Mackintosh, vol. ii. p. 173. Wooden walls of England. The credite of the Realme, by defending the same with our Wodden Walles, as Themistocles called the Ship of Athens. — Preface to the English translation of Linschoten (London).
But me no buts.
FIELDIXG: Rape upon Rape, act ii. sc. 2. AARON HILL : Snake in
the Grass, sc. 1.
Cause me no causes.
Massinger : A New Way to Pay Old Debts, act i. sc. 3.
Scott : Ivanhoe, chap.
TEXNYSON : Idylls of the King. Elaine.
Massinger: A New Way to Pay Old Debts, act v. sc. 1. Fool me no fools.
BULWER: List Days of Pompeii, book iii. chap. vi.
Front me no fronts.
FORD: The Lady's Trial, act ii. sc. 1.
Grace mne no grace, nor uncle me no uncle.
SHAKESPEARE: Richard II., acl ii. sc. 3.
Madam me no madam.
DRYDEN : The Wild Gallant, act ii. sc. 2.
Map me no maps.
FIELDING : Rape upon Rape, act i. sc. á
Midas me no Midas.
DRYDEN: The Wild Gallant, act ii, sc. 1.
O me no O's.
BEN Jonsox: The Case is Altered, act v. sc. 1.
Parish me no parishes.
PEELE: The Old Wives' Tale.
Petition me no petitions.
FIELDING : Tom Thumb, act i. sc. 2.
Play me no plays.
FOOTE: The Knight, act ii. Plot me no plots.
Beaumont and FLETCHER : The Knight of the Burning Fertie, at
ii. sc. 5. Thank me no thanks, nor proud me no prouds.
SHAKESPEARE : Romeo and Juliet, act iii. sc. 5.
Virgin me no virgins.
MASSINGER : A New Way to Pay Old Debts, act iü. sc. 3.
Vow me no vows.
BEAUMONT AND FLETCHER : Wit without Money, act io. 3.4
IN DE X.
Absence I dote on his very, 61.
makes the heart grow fonder, 581.
still increases love, 581.
friends, remember, 757.
thee from felicity awhile, 146.
rule, eye sublime declared, 232.
sway, with, 670.
easy as temperance is difficult, 375.
of the heart, out of the, 839.
they that level at my, 163.
or disabused, by himself, 317.
Abusing the king's English, 45.
that are ours, 39,
Accept a miracle instead of wit, 31L.
Acceptation, worthy of all, 284.
Access of stupidity, 371.
of an accident, 426.
chapter of, 353.
AARON'S serpent, like, 317.
all Greek fame, 329.
't is not so, 139
Abroad, came flying all, 23, 327.
let the soldier be, 527.
the schoolmaster is, 527.
Accompt, more for number than, 48.
to the appearance, 843.
sent to my, 132.
penury and imprisonment, 49.
while his heart doth, 266.
assumed, what name, 219.
whom we knew, 25.
wrath to Greece, 336.
my guide and mine, 820.
should auld, be forgot, 449.
of his neighbor's corn, 472.
few paternal, 334
over whose, walked, 82.
done at haphazard, 751.
well your part, 319.
exemplary, lives in, 36.
of a dreadful thing, 111.
only when off the stage, 399.
and counteraction, 409,
Action faithful in, 323.
tine, makes that and the, 204.
vice dignified by, 106
are our epochs, 551.
words the shadows of, 729.
well graced, after a, 2.
these our, were all spirits, 43.
cup of cold, 289.
waked so customed, 234.
ear left his voice, in, 237.
sons born in sin, 190.
stingeth like an, $28.
for evermore, 453.