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JOURNEY.-In the mid.journey of our life below,
I found myself within a gloomy wood,
No traces left, the path direct to show.

WRIGHT'S DANTE.—Inferno, Line 1.
JOY.-Joy ruled the day, and Love the night.

DRYDEN.-The Secular Masque.
How much better it is to weep at joy, than joy at weeping.

SHAKSPERE.- .-Much Ado About Nothing, Act I.

Scene I. (Leonato to Messenger.) An infant when it gazes on a light,

A child the moment when it drains the breast,
A devotee when soars the host in sight,

An Arab with a stranger for a guest,
À sailor when the prize has struck in fight,

A miser filling his most hoarded chest,
Feel rapture; but not such true joy are reaping,
As they who watch o'er what they love while sleeping.

BYRON.- Don Juan, Canto II. Stanza 196.
Sorrows remembered sweeten present joy.

POLLOK.—The Course of Time, Book I. JUDGES.—The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, And wretches hang that jurymen may dine.

POPE.—Rape of the Lock, Canto III. Line 21. How, justice before I've dined ! I tell you it's impossible.

ANONYMOUS.—Duke and No Duke, Act I.
Thieves for their robbery have authority,
When judges steal themselves.

SHAKSPERE.—Measure for Measure, Act II.

Scene 2. (Angelo meditating on his intentions towards Isabel.)

He who the sword of heaven will bear,
Should be as holy as severe;
Pattern in himself, to know,
Grace to stand, and virtue go;
More or less to others praying,
Than by self-offences weighing:
Shame to him, whose cruel striking
Kills for faults of his own liking!

SHAKSPERE.—Measure for Measure, Act III.

Scene 2. (The Duke on Angelo's hypocrisy.)

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JUDGES.-O noble judge! O excellent young man!

SHAKSPERE.—Merchant of Venice, Act IV.

Scene 1. (Shylock, when Portia directs Antonio

to prepare his bosom for the knife.) JUDGMENT.—'Tis with our judgments as our watches; none Go just alike, yet each believes his own.

Pope.-On Criticism, Line 9.
Sir, if my judgment you'll allow-
I've seen and sure I ought to know!

MERRICK.—The Chamelion, JURIES.—They have been grand jurymen, since before Noah was a sailor.

SHAKSPERE.—Twelfth Night, Act III. Scene 2.

(Sir Toby to Fabian.) Do not your juries give their verdict As if they felt the cause, not heard it.

BUTLER.—Hudibras, Part II. Canto II. Line 365. JUST.–The sweet remembrance of the just Shall flourish when he sleeps in dust.

Psalm CXII. Verse 6. Since the bright actions of the just Survive unburied in the kindred dust.

WHEELWRIGHT's Pindar. -Olym. Ode, VIII.

Line 112.
And Heaven, that every virtue bears in mind,
E'en to the ashes of the just, is kind.

POPE.—The Iliad, Book XXIV. Line 523. [David lived about 1000 years before our Saviour, and the Psalms are more ancient than the writings of any classic now

Homer, one of the earliest classic writers, wrote about 840 years before the birth of Christ, and above 100 years after the death of Solomon, the son of David.-Sir John BAYLEY's Book of Common Prayer, 239. It appears evident that the writers of the Old Testament were the original and best authors, and that from them are borrowed numerous ideas attributed to the Poets themselves.-See Dr. Johnson, on the Oriental Eclogues of Collins.] To the height of this great argument I may assert Eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to men.

MILTON.- Paradise Lost, Book I. Line 25.


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Be just, and fear not:
Let all the ends thou aim'st at be thy country's,
Thy God's, and Truth's.

SAAKSPERE.-King Henry VIII. Act III. Scene 2.

(Wolsey to Cromwell.)
Just are the ways of God,
And justifiable to men.

MILTON.-Samson Agonistes, Line 293.
Pope has borrowed this idea in the following lines :-
Laugh where we must, be candid where we can;
But vindicate the ways of God to man.

Pope.-- Essay on Man, Epistle I. Line 15.
JUSTICE.-Ye gods! what justice rules the ball ?
Freedom and Arts together fall!

POPE.-Choruses to Brutus.
Thus, if eternal justice rules the ball !
Thus shall your wives, and thus your children fall.

POPE.-Elegy to the Memory of a Lady.

And then, the justice; In fair round belly, with good capon lin’d, With eyes severe, and beard of formal cut, Full of wise saws and modern instances, And so he plays his part.

SHAKSPERE.- As You Like it, Act II. Scene 7.

(Jaques on the Seven Ages of Man.)
Though justice be thy plea, consider this-
That in the course of justice, none of us
Should see salvation.

SHAKSPERE.—Merchant of Venice, Act IV.
Scene 1. (Portia to Shylock.)

Yet I shall temper so
Justice with mercy, as may illustrate most
Them fully satisfy'd, and thee appease.

MILTON.- Paradise Lost, Book X. Line 77.
The dew of justice, which did seldom fall,
And when it dropt, the drops were very small.

BEAUMONT.— The Hermaphrodite, a Poem.
1. Do you not know me, Mr. Justice ?
2. Justice is blind, he knows nobody.

Dryden.--The Wild Gallant, Act V. Scene 1.

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JUSTICE.- Justice is lame as well as blind, amongst us.

OTWAY.-Venice Preserved, Act I. Scene 1.

So justice, while she winks at crimes,
Stumbles on innocence sometimes,

BUTLER.—Hudibras, Part I. Canto II. Line 1177.

JUVENILE.-A most acute juvenal; voluble and free of grace!

SHAKSPERE.-Love's Labour's Lost, Act III.

Scene 1. (Armado to Moth.) 1. How canst thou part sadness and melancholy, my tender

juvenal ? 2. By a familiar demonstration of the working, my tough senior.

SHAKSPERE.-Love's Labour's Lost, Act I.

Scene 2. (Armado to Moth.) KEEP,-Who cannot keep his wealth must keep his house.

SHAKSPERE. — Timon of Athens, Act III. Scene 3.

(Timon's Servant.) KEPT.-All these things have I kept from my youth up.

St. MATTHEW, Chap. XIX. Verse 20; Sr. LUKE,

Chap. XVIII. Verse 21.

From my earliest youth, even up to this present age, I have

always, further, paid all submission to the injunctions you have given.

Riley's Plautus.—Trinummus, Act II, Scene 2.

Page 17.
KICK.-When late I attempted your pity to move,

Why seem'd you so deaf to my prayers ?
Perhaps it was right to dissemble your love,
But-why did you kick me down stairs ?

ANONYMOUS.-From a Comedy in Three Acts

called “The Panel,” Scene 4; Notes and Queries, 391.


Princes were privileg'd To kill, and numbers sanctified the crime.

DR. PORTEUS.-Poem on Death.

For heaven's sake, when you kill him, hurt him not.

HEYWOOD.-The Golden Age, a Play,

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KILLING.-Did I not make it appear by my former arguments or was I only amusing myself, and killing time in what I then said ?

Yonge's Cicero.–Tusculan Disp. Book V.

Div. 16. Page 448.

KIN.-A little more than kin, and less than kind.

SHAKSPERE.-Hamlet, Act I, Scene 2.

(Hamlet, on the king having addressed him as “my Son.")


Have I not seen
In thy swoln eye the tear of sympathy,
The milk of human kindness?

DR. ROBERTS.—To a Young Gentleman leaving


KING.-A king is more powerful when he is enraged with an inferior man.

BUCKLEY's Homer.--The Iliad, Vol. I. Page 4;

The wrath of a king is as messengers of death,
PROVERBS, Chap. XVI. Verse 14; and as the
roaring of a lion. PROVERBS, Chap. XIX.
Verse 12.

The king's name is a tower of strength.

SHAKSPERE.—King Richard III. Act V. Scene 3.

The sum of all Is, that the king hath won.

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

Scene 1.

Obey him gladly; and let him too know,
You were not made for him, but he for you.

COWLEY.—The Davideis, Book IV. Line 674 ;

DRYDEN.-Absalom and Achitophel, Part I.
Line 409.

If I could find example
Of thousands that had struck anointed kings
And flourish'd after, I'd not do't: but since
Nor brass, nor stone, nor parchment, bears not one,
Let villany itself forswear't.

SHAKSPERE.-Winter's Tale, Act I. Scene 2.

(Camillo detesting Regicides.)

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