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BLOOD.-By the blood of the scratches.
REYNOLDS.—The Dramatist, Act III, Scene 1. BLOOM. O'er her warm cheek and rising bosom move, The bloom of young Desire and purple light of Love.
GRAY.–Progress of Poesy, Stanza 3.
That sips the silver dew;
MALLET.--Margaret's Ghost, 3 Percy Rel. page 393.
GARTII.—The Dispensary, Canto I. Line 138. BLOT.-Poets lose half the praise they should have got, Could it be known what they discreetly blot.
WALLER.-On Roscommon's Translation, De Arte
POPE.-To Augustus, Epistle I. Line 280.
LYTTLETON.-Prologue to Thomson's Coriolanus,
Bowles.-Banwell Hill, Part V. Line 218.
I wished to blot, or departed a moment from the severer taste which I imbibed from the simplest and purest models of classical composition.
Bowles.-Advertisement to St. John in Patmos. In morals blameless, as in manners meek, He knew no wish that he might blush to speak.
Cowper.-To the Memory of Dr. Lloyd, Line 11, BLOW.-I was most ready to return a blow, And would not brook at all this sort of thing, In my hot youth, when George the Third was king.
Byron.-Don Juan, Canto I. Stanza 212.
I will go wash; And when my face is fair, you shall perceive Whether I blush or no.
SHAKSPERE.—Coriolanus, Act I, Scene 9.
(To his Generals.) The rising blushes, which her cheek o'erspread, Are opening roses in the lily's bed.
GAY.-Dione, Act II, Scene 2. The man that blushes, is not quite a brute.
YOUNG.–Night VII. Line 496.
Did such a colour drive,
ANONYMOUS.-Fair Rosamond, 2 Percy Rel. 156. If blush thou must, then blush thou through
A lawn; that thou may'st look As purest pearls, or pebbles do, When peeping through a brook.
HERRICK.—The Hesperides; To Julia, No. 70,
Amatory Odes. BLUSHED.-We griev'd, we sigh’d, we wept; we never blush'd before.
COWLEY.-A Discourse by way of Vision, con
cerning Cromwell; the last line of the seventh verse of the rapture beginning “Curst be the
GOLDSMITH.—The Traveller, Line 73.
CHURCHILL.-The Farewell, Line 47.
Young.–Night VIII. Line 509. BOLD.-A bold bad man!
SPENCER.—The Fairy Queen, Book I. Chap. I.
BOND.-I'll have my bond; I will not hear thee speak; 111 have my bond; and therefore speak no more.
SHAKSPERE. – Merchant of Venice, Act III.
SHAKSPERE.—Coriolanus, Act V. Scene 3.
(The General to Virginia and others.) BONDSMEN.-Hereditary bondsmen! know ye not Who would be free, themselves must strike the blow?
BYRON.-Childe Harold, Canto II, Stanza 76. BONFIRES.-1. The news, Rogero ? 2. Nothing but bonfires.
SHAKSPERE.-Winter's Tale, Act V. Scene 2.
(One Gentleman to another.) BOOK._'Tis pleasant, sure, to see one's name in print; A book's a book, although there's nothing in 't.
BYRON.-English Bards, Line 51, Not twice a twelvemonth, you appear in print, And when it comes, the court see nothing in 't.
Pope.- Epilo. to Sat. Dialogue I. Line 1.
She's a book To be with care perus’d.
BEAUMONT and FLETCHER.—The Lover's Pro
gress, Act V. Scene 3. BOOKS.-Here, in the country, my books are my sole occupa
tion; books my sure solace, and refuge from frivolous cares. Books, the calmers, as well as the instruction of the mind.
Mrs. INCHBALD.—To Marry or not to Marry,
Act II. Scene 2.
COWLEY.—The Motto, Line 25.
SAAKSPERE. — Love's Labour Lost, Act IV. *
Books, dear books,
DR. DODD.—Thoughts in Prison, Third Week.
BOOKS.-Shall we not believe books in print ?
BEAUMONT and FLETCHER. - The Night Walker,
Act III. Scene 4.
Books cannot always please, however good;
CRABBE.—The Borough, Letter 24. BO-PEEP.-Where are you? I' troth she's in love with me, as I fancy; the roguish one's playing bo-peep.
RILEY'S PLAUTUS.- The Rudens, Vol. II. Act II.
Scene 7. [Both Horace and Virgil mention the game of hiding or bo-peep, as a favourite one with the girls of their dayRiley. Supra, in notis.]
BOOTS.-Proteus. Nay, give me not the boots.
SHAKSPERE.-Two Gentlemen of Verona, Act I.
Scene 1. BORN.--I was born, sir, when the crab was ascending, and all my affairs go backward.
Congreve.—Love for Love, Act II. Scene 1. Born in a cellar, and living in a garret.
FOOTE.—The Author, Act II. Born in the garret, in the kitchen bred, Promoted thence to deck her mistress' head.
BYRON.--A Sketch, Line 1. Born not for ourselves, but for our friends, Our country, and our glory.
RANDOLPH. — The Muses' Looking-glass, Act III.
DRYDEN.--To Congreve, on the Double Dealer.
SPENSER.-Faerie Queen, Book IV, Canto II.
BORROWED.-The borrow'd Majesty of England.
SHAKSPERE.-King John, Act I. Scene 1.
(Chatillon to the King.)
BORROW'ER.-Neither a borrower nor a lender be:
SHAKSPERE.-Hamlet, Act I, Scene 3.
(Polonius to Laertes.)
BOSOM.-My bosom's lord sits lightly on his throne.
SHAKSPERE.—Romeo and Juliet, Act V. Scene 1.
(Romeo to himself.) BOUNDS.-Who shut up the sea with doors, and said, Hitherto shalt thou come, but no further; and here shall thy proud waves be stayed.
JOB.–Chap. XXXVIII. Verses 8--11.
Thou hast set them their bounds, which they shall not pass : neither turn again to cover the earth.
PSALM CIV. Verse 9.
Fear ye not me? Will ye not tremble at my presence? which have placed the sand for the bound of the sea.
JEREMIAH.-Chap. V. Verse 22.
CHAUCER.—The Knight's Tale, Line 2989.
YOUNG.--Night I. Line 64.
BOUNTY.-My bounty is as boundless as the sea,
SAAKSPERE.-Romeo and Juliet, Act II, Scene 2.
(Juliet to Romeo.) Our bounty, like a drop of water, disappears, when diffus’d too widely.
GOLDSMITH.— The Good. natured Man, Act III. BOWL.-Around whose lips ivy twines on high.
BANKS' TUEOCRITUS.--Idyll I. Verse 23.