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APOTHECARY.-I do remember an apothecary,
And hereabouts he dwells.

SHAKSPERE.—Romeo and Juliet, Act V. Scene 1.

(To himself.)
APPAREL.-Costly thy habit as thy purse can buy,
But not express'd in fancy; rich, not gaudy;
For the apparel oft proclaims the man.

SHAKSPERE.-Hamlet, Act I. Scene 3.
(Polonius to Laertes.)

A civil habit
Oft covers a good man.

BEAUMONT and FLETCHER.—Beggar's Bush,

Act II, Scene 3.

A loyal bosom in a garb uncouth.

Pre.- Alfred, Book II. Line 558. As the sun breaks through the darkest clouds, So honour peereth in the meanest habit.

SHAKSPERE.-Taming of the Shrew, Act IV.

Scene 3. (Petruchio to Catherine.)

Through tatter'd clothes small vices do appear:
Robes and furr'd gowns hide all. Plate sin with gold,
And the strong lance of justice hurtless breaks ;
Arm it in rags, a pigmy's straw doth pierce it.

SHAKSPERE.—King Lear, Act IV. Scene 6.

(Lear to Gloster.)
Marry, come up, sir, with your gentle blood !
Here's a red stream beneath this coarse blue doublet,
That warms the heart as kindly as if drawn
From the far source of old Assyrian kings.

Scott.–Fortunes of Nigel, Chapter XXXI.
Opinion's but a fool, that makes us scan
The outward habit by the inward man.

SHAKSPERE.—Pericles, Act II. Scene 2.

(Simonides to the Lords.)

APPEAL. I appeal unto Cæsar.

St. Paul, answering for himself before Festus.

Acts of the Apostles, Chapter XXV. Verse 11. APPENDIX.-A small appendix of mine.

Foote.- The Lame Lover, Act III.

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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.)
APPLAUD.-I would applaud thee to the very echo,
That should applaud again.

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.
APPLES.While tumbling down the turbid stream,
Lord love us! how we apples swim.

APPLIANCES.— With all appliances and means to boot.

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.

MORTon. --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.
ARGUE-In arguing, too, the parson own'd his skill,
For, e'en though vanquish'd, he could argue still.

GOLDSMITH.- Deserted Village, Line 211.
ARM’D.-Arm'd at all points, exactly, cap-à-pé.

SHAKSPERE.-Hamlet, Act I, Scene 2.

(Horatio to Hamlet.)



ARROW.-I have shot mine arrow o'er the house,
And hurt my brother,

SHAKSPERE.-Hamlet, Act V. Scene 2.

(Hamlet to Laertes.)

ARROWS.-When bows were bent, and darts were thrawn;

For thrang scarce could they fee; The darts clove arrows as they met, The arrows dart the tree.

Sir John BrocE.-Hardyknute, 2 Percy

Reliques, 109.
In my school-days, when I had lost one shaft,
I shot his fellow of the self-same flight,
The self-same way, with more advised watch
To find the other; and, by adventuring both,
I oft found both.

SHAKSPERE.—Merchant of Venice, Act I. Scene 1.

(Bassanio to Antonio.)
ART.-To me more dear, congenial to my heart,
One native charm, than all the gloss of art.

GOLDSMITH.—Deserted Village, Line 253.
And, even while Fashion's brightest arts decoy,
The heart distrusting asks, if this be joy?

GOLDSMITH.-Ibid., Line 263.

ASHES.-E'en from the tomb the voice of Nature cries,
E'en in our ashes live their wonted fires.

Gray.—Elegy, Verse 23. CHAUCER.—The

Reeve's Prol., Line 3380. Our best remains are ashes and a shade.

FRANCIS.-Horace, Book IV. Ode 7.

ASS.-0, that he were here, to write me down, an ass !
O, that I had been writ down, an ass !

SHAKSPERE.—Much Ado About Nothing, Act IV.

Scene 2. (Dogberry.) ASSEMBLY.-Is our whole dissembly appeared ?


ASSURANCE.- I'll make assurance double sure,
And take a bond of fate.

SHAKSPERE.-Macbeth, Act IV. Scene 1.

(Macbeth and the Apparition.)

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ATTICUS.—Wbo 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!


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 apę Plays such fantastic tricks before high heaven, As make the angels weep.

SHAKSPERE.—Measure for Measure, Act II.

Scene 2. (Isabella to Angelo.)
AUTUMN.-All-cheering plenty, with her flowing horn,
Led yellow Autumn, wreath'd with nodding corn.

BURNS.—Brigs of Ayr.
Crown'd with the sickle and the wheaten sheaf,
While Autumn, nodding o'er the yellow plain,
Comes jovial on.

Thomson.–Autumn, Line 1.
AVOIDED.-Of all men else I have avoided thee:
But get thee back.

SHAKSPERE.—Macbeth, Act V. Scene 7.

(Macbeth to Macduff.) AWAKE.-Awake, arise, or be for ever fallen!

Miltox.-Paradise Lost, Book I. Line 330.

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AWAKE. —Awake, Æolian lyre, awake!

GRAY.-Progress of Poesy, Line 1.
Awake up, my glory; awake, lute and harp!
Psalm lvii. Verse 9.

My fairest, my espoused, my latest found,
Heaven's last best gift, my ever new delight!

Milton.--Paradise Lost, Book V. Lines 18, 896.

(Adam to Eve.)
AWE.—The roaring cataract, the snow-topt hill,
Inspiring awe, till breath itself stands still.

BLOOMFIELD.–Farmer's Boy, Spring.
I cannot tell what you and other men
Think of this life; but, for my single self,
I had as lief not be, as live to be
In awe of such a thing as I myself.

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

(Cassio to Brutus.) AY.-Ay, marry is't.

SHAKSPERE.—Hamlet, Act I. Scene 4.

(Hamlet to Horatio.) Ay, there's the rub!

SHAKSPERE.-Hamlet, Act III. Scene 1.

BABE.—Bent o'er her babe, her eye dissolved in dew;
The big drops mingling with the milk he drew,
Gave the sad presage of his future years,
The child of misery, baptiz'd in tears

LANGHORNE.—The Country Justice. BACHELOR.–When I said I would die a bachelor, I did not think I should live till I were married.

SHAKSPERE.—Much Ado About Nothing, Act II.

Scene 3. (Benedick to himself,) BACKING.–Call you that backing of your friends ? A plague upon such backing!

SHAKSPERE.-King Henry IV. Part I. Act II.

Scene 4. (Falstaff to Poins.)
BACON.-If parts allure thee, think how Bacon shined,
The wisest, brightest, meanest of mankind.

Pope.—Essay on Man, Epistle IV. Line 281.

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