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APPETITE.-Here's neither want of appetite nor mouths; Pray Heaven we be not scant of meat or mirth.
SCOTT.-Peveril of the Peak, Chapter III. Why, at this rate, a fellow that has bút a groat in his pocket, may have a stomach capable of a ten-shilling ordinary.
CONGREVE.-Love for Love, Act II. Scene 7. A stomach as sharp as a shark's; never was in finer condition for feeding,
FOOTE.-The Patron, Act 1. Doth not the appetite alter? A man loves the meat in his youth that he cannot endure in his age.
SHAKSPERE.—Much Ado about Nothing, Act II.
Scene 3. (Benedick.)
SHAKSPERE.—Macbeth, Act V. Scene 3.
(Macbeth to the Doctor.) APPLAUSE.-The applause of a single human being is of great consequence.
BOSWELL'S Johnson, 1780.
SHAKSPERE.-King Henry IV. Part II. Act III.
Seene I. (The King's Soliloquy to Sleep.) APPROBATION.-Approbation from Sir Herbert Stanley, is praise indeed.
MORTox.-Cure for the Heart Ache, Act V.
Scene 2. APPROVING.-One self-approving hour whole years out
Pope.-Essay on Man, Epistle IV. Line 255.
GOLDSMITH.- Deserted Village, Line 211.
SHAKSPERE.-Hamlet, Act I. Scene 2.
(Horatio to Hamlet.)
ARROW.- I have shot mine arrow o'er the house,
SHAKSPERE.-Hamlet, Act V. Scene 2.
(Hamlet to Laertes.)
ARROWS.- When bows were bent, and darts were thrawn;
For thrang scarce could they flee; The darts clove arrows as they met, The arrows dart the tree.
Sir John BRUCE.—Hardyknute, 2 Percy
SHAKSPERE.—Merchant of Venice, Act I. Scene 1.
(Bassanio to Antonio.)
GOLDSMITH.—Deserted Village, Line 253.
GOLDSMITA.-Ibid., Line 263.
GRAY.—Elegy, Verse 23. CHAUCER.—The
Reeve's Prol., Line 3380.
FRANCIS.—Horace, Book IV. Ode 7.
SHAKSPERE.—Much Ado About Nothing, Act IV.
Scene 2. (Dogberry.)
SHAKSPERE.—Macbeth, Act IV. Scene 1.
(Macbeth and the Apparition.)
ATTICUS.–Who but must laugh, if such a man there be ? Who would not weep, if Atticus were he ?
Pore.-Prol. to Sat., Line 213.
AUDIENCE.-Let me have andience for a word or two.
SHAKSPERE,—As You Like It, Act V. Scene 4.
(Jacques to De Bois.) AULD LANG SYNE.-Should auld acquaintance be forgot,
And never brought to min'? Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And days o' lang syne ?
BURNS.-Auld Lang Syne, Verse 1. AUSTERITY.-Here's a starch'd piece of austerity !
BeaumoNT AND FLETCHER.–The Wild Goose
Chase, Act I, Scene 3. AUTHOR.-1. Madam, a man in marvellous foul linen, be
daggled all over, and who, so please you, looks very much
like a poet, wants to speak with you. 2. Shew him up; don't stir, gentlemen, 'tis but an author.
Le Sage.-Gil Blas, Vol. I. Book III. Chap. 11. AUTHORITY.- Man, proud man! Dress'd in a little brief authority; Most ignorant of what he's most assurd, His glassy essence--like an angry ape Plays such fantastic tricks before high heaven, As make the angels weep.
SHAKSPERE.—Measure for Measure, Act II.
Scene 2. (Isabella to Angelo.)
BURNS.-Brigs of Ayr.
Thomson.--Autumn, Line 1.
SHAKSPERE.-Macbeth, Act V. Scene 7.
(Macbeth to Macduff.) AWAKE.--Awake, arise, or be for ever fallen!
Milton.-Paradise Lost, Book I. Line 330.
AMBITION.-A hop and skip shall raise the son of a cob
bler, well underlaid with pieces, to the government of a prince, till overmuch ambitious cutting wears him to his last.
NABBES.—Microcosmus, Act II. From servants hasting to be gods.
POLLOK.-The Course of Time, Book II. AMEN.--Amen! responded my uncle Toby, laying his hand upon his heart.
STERNE.— Tristram Shandy, Vol. IX. Chap. 6. AMONG
I stood Among them, but not of them.
BYRON.—Childe Harold, Canto III. Stanza 113. ANGEL.—“In a fortnight or three weeks," added my uncle
Toby, smiling, “he might march.” “He will never march, an' please your honour, in this world,” said the corporal. " He will march," said my uncle Toby, rising up from the side of the bed, with one shoe off. “An' please your honour, said the corporal, "he will never march but to his grave.' “He shall march,” cried my uncle Toby, marching the foot which had a shoe on, though without advancing an inch; " he shall march to his regiment." "He cannot stand it, said the corporal. “He shall be supported,” said my uncle Toby. “He'll drop at last," said the corporal, “and what will become of his boy?” “He shall not drop,” said my uncle Toby, firmly. "A-well-a-day! do what we can for him," said Trim, maintaining his point, “ the poor soul will die." " He shall not die, by G-!” cried my uncle Toby. The Accusing Spirit, which few up to Heaven's chancery with the oath, blushed as he gave it in; and the Recording Angel, as he wrote it down, dropped a tear upon the word, and blotted it out for ever.
STERNE.—Tristram Shandy, Vol. VI. Chap. VIIL
CAMPBELL.–Pleasures of Hope, Part II.
BYRON.-Don Juan, Canto II. Stanza 144.
O, the more angel she, And you the blacker devil!
SHAKSPERE.--Othello, Act V. Scene 2.
(Emilia to Othello.)
ANGELS.-Angels and ministers of grace, defend us !
SHAKSPERE.-Hamlet, Act I. Scene 4.
(The Ghost scene.) ANGER.-Why, look you, how you storm! I would be friends with you, and have your love.
SAAKSPERE.—Merchant of Venice, Act I, Scene 3.
(Shylock to Antonio.)
Anger is like
SHAKSPERE.—King Henry VIII., Act I. Scene 1.
Never anger Made good guard for itself.
SHAKSPERE.-Anthony and Cleopatra, Act IV.
Scene l. (Mecænas to Cæsar.) You shall see—I'll sweeten her, and she'll cool like a dish of tea.
COLLEY CIBBER.—The Careless Husband, Act IV.
And to be wroth with one we love
COLERIDGE.-Christabel, Part II.
ANGUISH.-One pain is lessen'd by another's anguish;
SHAKSPERE.—Romeo and Juliet, Act I. Scene 2.
(Benvolio to Romeo.) ANNALS. –The short and simple annals of the poor.
GRAY.- Elegy, Verse 8. ANNIBILATE.—Ye gods, annihilate but space and time, And make two lovers happy.
POPE.-Martin Scribleras, Chapter XI.
ANTICIPATION.-Well, Sir Anthony, since you desire it,
we will not anticipate the past; so mind, young people, our retrospection will now be all to the future,
SUERIDAY.-The Rivals, Act IV. Scene 2.