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BAG AND BAGGAGE-BANNERS.
BAG AND BAGGAGE.—Come, shepherd, let us make an
honourable retreat, though not with bag and baggage, yet with scrip and scrippage.
SHAKSPERE.-As You Like It, Act III. Scene 2.
(Touchstone to Corin.) It will let in and out the enemy, With bag and baggage.
SHAKSPERE.- :-Winter's Tale, Act I, Scene 2.
(Leontes to himself.) Take her to yourselves, with pigs and with basket.
Riley's Plautus.—Vol. II. The Mercator, Act
V. Scene 4. [Analagous to our phrases, “ bag and baggage," "stump and rump.”] BAIT.-Your bait of falsehood takes the carp of truth,
SHAKSPERE.—Hamlet, Act II. Scene 1.
(Polonius to Reynaldo.) BALAAM.-And sad Sir Balaam curses God and dies.
Pope.-Moral Essays, Epistle III. last Line. BALANCE.-The doubtful beam long nods from side to side. POPE.—Rape of the Lock, Canto V. Line 73.
First he weigh'd
MILTON.-Paradise Lost, Book IV. Line 999;
SHENSTONE, Economy, Part I.; CHURCHILL,
Independence. BALSAM.-Is this the balsam that the usuring senate pours into captains' wounds ?
SHAKSPERE.—Timon of Athens, Act III. Scene 5.
(Alcibiades to himself.) BANE.—My death and life, My bane and antidote, are both before me.
ADDISON.—Cato, Act V. Scene 1. BANNERS.-Hang out our banners on the outward walls; The cry is still—“They come!”
SHAKSPERE.—Macbeth, Act V. Scene 5.
(Macbeth to Seyton and Soldiers.)
BANISHMENT.-Eating the bitter bread of banishment.
SHAKSPERE. ---King Richard II. Act III. Scene 1. (Bolingbroke.) BEAUMONT and FLETCHER.
- The Lover's Progress, Act V. Scene 1. BANKRUPT.-A bankrout, a prodigal, who dare scarce show his head on the Rialto,
SHAKSPERE.—Merchant of Venice, Act III.
Scene 1. (Shylock to Salarino.)
What a bankrupt am I made
FORD.—Perkin Warbeck, Act III. Scene 2. BAR.-Sweat, and wrangle at the bar.
BEN JONSON.-The Forest, to Sir Robert Worth.
BLOOMFIELD.-Banks of the Wye, Book I.
Pope.—Essay on Man, Epistle IV. Line 383. BARREN.-I pity the man who can travel from Dan to Beersheba, and cry, 'Tis all barren.
STERNE. - A street in Calais Sentimental
Acts, Chapter XVII. Verse 5.
Scott.—Waverley, Preface to Third Edition.
COLMAN, Jun.-Heir-at-Law, Act IV. Scene 1. 1. And how does noble Chamont ? 2. Never ill, man, until I hear of baseness, Then I sicken.
BEAUMONT AND FLETCHER.-Nice Valour, Act I.
BASE.-To what base uses we may return, Horatio!
SHAKSPERE.-Hamlet, Act V. Scene l.
(Hamlet to him.)
BASILISK.-It is a basilisk unto mine eye;
SHAKSPERE.—Cymbeline, Act II. Scene 4.
(Posthumus to Iachimo.) BATTERY.-Let him alone, I'll go another way to work with
him; I'll have an action of battery against him, if there be any law in Illyria; though I struck him first, yet it's vo matter for that.
SHAKSPERE.-Twelfth Night, Act IV. Scene 1.
(Sir Andrew to Sir Toby.) Prove this, thou wicked Hannibal, or I'll have mine action of battery on thee.
SHAKSPERE.—Measure for Measure, Act II.
Scene 1. (Elbow to Escalus.) Why does he suffer this rude knave now to knock him about
the sconce with a dirty shovel, and will not tell him of his action of battery?
SHAKSPERE.-Hamlet, Act V. Scene 1.
(Hamlet to Horatio.)
BYRON.—The Giaour, Line 123.
BICKERSTAFF.—The Recruiting Serjeant, Scene 4. BE.-To be, or not to be, that is the question; Whether 'tis nobler in the mind, to suffer The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, Or to take arms against a sea of troubles, And, by opposing, end them?
SHAKSPERE.-Hamlet, Act III. Scene 1.
(His soliloquy on life and death.) BEARDS.-How
many cowards, wear yet upon their chins The beards of Hercules and frowning Mars !
SHAKSPERE. — Merchant of Venice, Act III.
Scene 2. (Bassanio to himself.)
Ambiguous things that ape Goats in their visage, women
in their shape. BYRON.-The Waltz. What a beard hast thou got! thou hast got more hair on thy. chin than Dobbin my phill-horse has on his tail.
SHAKSPERE. Merchant of Venice, Act II. ·
Scene 2. (Gobbo to his Son.) 1.
His beard was grizly ? no. 2. It was, as I have seen it in his life, A sable silver'd.
SHAKSPERE.-Hamlet, Act I, Scene 2
(Hamlet and Horatio.)
Such a beard as youth gone out
Tennyson.—Idylls of the King, Vivien.
CAWTHORNE.—Birth and Education of Genius. A beard like an artichoke, with dry shrivelled jaws.
SHERIDAN.- The Duenna, Act III. Scene 7. And there he lies with a great beard, like a Russian bear upon a drift of snow.
CONGREVE.-The Double Dealer, Act III. Scene 5. Sir, you have the most insinuating manner, but indeed you
should get rid of that odious beard-one might as well kiss a hedgehog.
SHERIDAN.–The Duenna, Act II, Scene 2. BEASTS.-Here comes a pair of very strange beasts, which in all tongues are called fools.
SHAKSPERE.-As You Like It, Act V. Scene 4.
(Jaques to Orlando.) BEAUTY.-Ay, my continent of beauty.
SHAKSPERE.—Love's Labour's Lost, Act IV.
Scene 1. (Boyet to Rosaline.)
COLMAN, Jun.-Battle of Hexham, Act I. Scene 3.
BEAUTY.–When beauty in distress appears,
Yalden.—To Captain Chamberlain, Verse 3.
Pope. -Rape of the Lock, Canto V. Line 33.
Gay.-Dione, Act III. Scene 1.
ADDISON.-Cato, Act I.
ÅDDISON.-Cato, Act I, Scene 1.
POPE.-On Criticism, Line 245.
LYTTLETON.-Soliloquy of a Beauty, Line 11.
POPE.-Rape of the Lock, Canto II, Line 28.
Keats.—Endymion, Line 1.
SHAKSPERE.-Romeo and Juliet, Act I. Scene 5,
(Romeo to the Servant.)