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EYE.-The tuneful voice, the eye that spoke the mind,
Are gone, nor leave a single trace behind.

LLOYD.-The Actor. She has an eye that could speak, though her tongue were silent.

AARON HILL.-Snake in the Grass, Scene 1.
EYES.-I scarcely can believe my ears or eyes,
Or find out Cibber through the dark disguise.

CHURCHILL.—The Rosciad, Line 801.
We credit most our sight; one eye doth please
Our trust far more than ten ear witnesses.
HERRICK.—The Hesperides, Aphorism, No. 158.

He's not to be commended Who trusts another any further than he sees.

RILEY's Plautus, Vol. II. Truculentus, Act II.

Scene 2
I ne'er could any lustre see
In eyes that would not look on me;
I ne'er saw nectar on a lip,
But where my own did hope to sip.

SHERIDAN.—The Duenna, Act I. Scene 2.
'Twas from Kathleen's eyes he flew,-
Eyes of most unholy blue !

Tom MOORE.–Irish Melodies, "By that Lake,”

Line 9.

Her blue eyes sought the west afar,
For lovers love the western star.

WALTER SCOTT.—The Lay of the Last Minstrel,

Canto III. Stanza 24, Last Lines.

With eyes

Of microscopic power, that could discern
The population of a dew-drop.

JAMES MONTGOMERY.-The Pelican Island,

Canto VII. FACE.--In her face excuse came prologue, and apology too prompt.

MILTON.-Paradise Lost, Book IX. Line 853. It is not night when I do see your face.

SHAKSPERE.—Midsummer N. D., Act II. Scene 2.

(Helena to Demetrius.)

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FACE.—Your face, my thane, is as a book, where men may read strange matters.

SHAKSPERE.-Macbeth, Act I, Scene 5,

(Lady Macbeth to her Husband.) Each man wears three nations in his face.

DRYDEN.-Prol. to Cæsar Borgia.
Can't I another's face commend,
And to her virtues prove a friend,
But instantly your forehead lours,
As if her merit lessend yours?

EDWARD MOORE.—The Farmer, and Spaniel, and

Cat, Line 5.

O, that deceit should dwell in such a gorgeous palace!

SHAKSPERE.-Romeo and Juliet, Act III.

Scene 2. (Juliet on hearing that Romeo had slain Tybalt.)

Was ever book containing such vile matter
So fairly bound?

SHAKSPERE.—Ibid. (Juliet on the same occasion.) O, what a goodly outside falsehood hath!

SAAKSPERE.—Merchant of Venice, Act I.

Scene 3. (Antonio aside to Bassanio.) A face without a heart.

SAAKSPERE.-Hamlet, Act IV. Scene 7.

(The King to Laertes.)

He lives to build, not boast a generous race;
No tenth transmitter of a foolish face.

SAVAGE. - The Bastard, Line 7.

Her face was like an April morn,

Clad in a wintry cloud:
And clay-cold was her lily hand,
That held her sable shroud.

MALLET.—Margaret's Ghost, 3 Percy Rel. 392.

Yet no cold vot'ress of the cloister she,
Warm her devotion, warm her charity ;
The face the index of a feeling mind,
And her whole conduct rational and kind.

Crabbe.--Tales of the Hall, Book XVI.


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FACE.—'Tis not thy face, though that by nature's made
An index to thy soul, though there display'd
We see thy mind at large, and through thy skin
Peeps out that courtesy which dwells within.

CHURCHILL.- The Dedication.

There's no art
To find the mind's construction in the face;
He was a gentleman on whom I built
An absolute trust.

SHAKSPERE.—Macbeth, Act I. Scene 4.

(Duncan alluding to Cawdor, whom he had

executed.) Open, candid, and generous, his heart was the constant companion of his hand, and his tongue the artless index of his mind.


19th March, 1797. O, what may man within him hide, Though angel on the outward side.

SHAKSPERE.—Measure for Measure, Act III.

Scene 2. (The Duke on Angelo.)
So nature has decreed: so oft we see
Men passing fair, in outward lineaments
Elaborate; less, inwardly, exact.

J. PHILLIPS.-Cider, Book I.
ECSTHENES judged men by their features.

THEOCRITUS.-Buckley, Page 160.
It strikes the eye more than the mind.

SENECA.—Epistle 5.
No more can you distinguish of a man
Than of his outward show; which, God he knows,
Seldom or never jumpeth with the heart.

SHAKSPERE.—King Richard III. Act III.

Scene I. (Richard to the Prince of Wales.) His face was of that doubtful kind, That wins the eye but not the mind.

Scott.—Rokeby, Canto V. Stanza 16. Her face all red and white, like the inside of a shoulder of mutton,

Foote. - The Knights, Act I.

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FACE.—That same face of yours looks like the title-page to a whole volume of roguery.

COLLEY CIBBER.She Would and She Would
Not, Act III.
To his

There was but one beloved face on earth,
And that was shining on him.

BYRON.–The Dream, Sect. II. All, all are gone, the old familiar faces.

CHARLES LAMB.–From one of his Letters.
FAIL.–His failings lean’d to virtue's side.

GOLDSMITH.—Deserted Village, Line 164.
Mac.-If we should fail-

We fail !
But screw your courage to the sticking-place,
And we'll not fail.

SHAKSPERE.—Macbeth, Act I. Scene 7.
FAINT.-Faint heart ne'er won fair lady.

KING.–Orpheus and Eurydice, Line 134.
And let us mind faint heart ne'er wan
A lady fair.

BURXS.—To Dr. Blacklock.
So play the foolish throngs with one that swoons,
Come all to help him, and stop the air
By which he should revive.

SHAKSPERE.—Measure for Measure, Act II.

Scene 4. (Angelo before his interview with

FAIR.-None but the brave deserves the fair.

DRYDEN.—Alexander's Feast, Verse 1.
Is she not passing fair?

SHAKSPERE.—Two Gentlemen of Verona, Act IV.

Scene 4. (Silvia to Julia.)
Oh! what perfections must that virgin share,
Who fairest is esteem'd, where all are fair.

PRIOR.-Henry and Emma, Line 72.
Tom MOORE.—Sovereign Woman, Vol. IX,

Page 413.
Oh, you paragon!--Angels must paint to look as fair as you.

REYNOLDS. --The Dramatist, Act IV. Scene 1.

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FAIR.-Is not she more than mortal can desire ;
As Venus lovely, and as Dian chaste ?

LEE.-Alexander the Great, Act I. Scene 1.
What is so fair, so exquisitely good ?
Is she not more than painting can express,
Or youthful poets fancy, when they love?

RowE.— The Fair Penitent, Act III. Scene 1.
FAITH,-Let none henceforth seek needless cause to approve
The faith they owe; when earnestly they seek
Such proof, conclude they then begin to fail.

Milton.- Paradise Lost, Book IX. Line 1140.

Faithful found Among the faithless, faithful only he.

Milton.-Ibid. Book V. Line 896.

For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight,
His can't be wrong, whose life is in the right.

POPE.—Essay on Man, Epi. III. Line 305.

Ever note, Lucilius,
When love begins to sicken and decay,
It useth an enforced ceremony.
There are no tricks in plain and simple faith.

SHAKSPERE.—Julius Cæsar, Act IV. Scene 2.

(Brutus to Lucilius.) There is no more faith in thee than in a stewed prune.

SHAKSPERE.—King Henry IV. Part I. Act III.

Scene 3. (Falstaff to the Hostess.) On argument alone my faith is built.

Young.-Night IV. Line 742.

FALL.-I am not now in Fortune's power,
He that is down can fall no lower.

BUTLER.-Hudibras, Part I. Canto III. Line 877,

A brave man struggling in the storms of fate,
And greatly falling with a falling state.

Pope.-Prol. to Addison's Cato, Line 21.
What a falling off was there !

SHAKSPERE.-Hamlet, Act I. Scene 5.

(The Ghost to Hamlet on his mother's marriage.)

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