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ACTOR-As in a theatre, the eyes of men,
SHAKSPERE -King Richard II. Act V. Scene 2.
(York to his Duchess.)
Kixg.–Art of Love, Line 971,
POMFRET.-To his friend.
DRYDEN.—The Spanish Friar, Act II, Scene 1. ADORN.-She came adorned hither like sweet May.
SHAKSPERE. King Richard II., Act Ý. Scene 1.
(Speaking of his Queen.) Th' adorning thee with so much art
Is but a barbarous skill; 'Tis like the poisoning of a dart, Too apt before to kill.
Cowley.—The Waiting-Maid, Verse 4. ADVERSARY.-Oh that mine adversary had written a book.
JOB.-Chapter xxxi. Verse 35.
SHAKSPERE. – Taming of the Shrew, Act I.
Scene 2. (Tranio to Hortensio.) ADVERSITY.-A man I am, cross'd with adversity.
SAAKSPERE.-Two Gentlemen of Verona, Act IV.
Scene 1. (Valentine to the Outlaws.)
SAAKSPERE.-Comedy of Errors, Act II. Scene I.
(Adriana to Luciana.)
ADVERSITY.-Sweet are the uses of adversity;
SHAKSPERE.-As You Like It, Act II. Scene L
(The Duke to Amiens and other Lords.) Love is maintain'd by wealth ; when all is spent, Adversity then breeds the discontent.
HERRICK.-Hesperides, Aphorisms, No. 144. AFFECTATION.—There affectation, with a sickly mien, Shows in her cheek the roses of eighteen.
Pope. -Rape of the Lock, Canto IV. Line 31. On the rich quilt sinks with becoming woe, Wrapt in a gown, for sickness and for show.
Pope.-Ibid., Line 35.
POPE.—Essay on Man, Epistle I. Line 200.
SHAKSPERE.-Othello, Act IV. Scene 2.
(The Moor to Desdemona.)
When Providence, for secret ends,
POMFRET.-To his Friend under affliction.
Are afflictions aught
MALLET.-Amyntor and Theodora, Canto III.
'Tis a physic That's bitter to sweet end.
SHAKSPERE. -Measure for Measure, Act IV.
Scene 6. (Isabella to Mariana.)
COWPER, Conversation, Line 191.
MADAME DE POMPADOUR.–3 Notes and Que
ries, 397. When I am dead, may earth be mingled with fire. Aye, said Nero, and while I am living, too.
From a Greek Tragedian. See Riley's Dict.,
Classical Quot., 535.
Riley.-Supra, 540. Geo. Herbert, Jacula Pru
dentum. AGE.-Age and want sit smiling at the gate.
Pope.-Moral Essays, to Bathurst, Epistle III.,
GRAY.-Ode on Eton College, Verse 9.
BEATTIE.—The Minstrel, Verse 25, Line 8.
SHAKSPERE.-Anthony and Cleopatra, Act II.
Scene 2. (Enobarbus to Mecænas.)
that ends Well, Act I. Scene 1. (Parolles to Helena.) Some smack of age in you, some relish of the saltnes time.
SHAKSPERE.-King Henry IV., Part II., Act I.,
Scene 2. (Falstaff to the Chief Justice.)
AGE. I have seen more days than you.
SHAKSPERE.-Julius Cæsar, Act IV. Scene 1.
(Anthony to Octavius.) Come forth, old man,—thy daughter's side
Is now the fitting place for thee:
Scott.-Woodstock, Chap. II.
In comelye curles did wave;
OLD BALLAD.—2 Percy Reliques, 171.
SHAKSPERO.-King Lear, Act II. Scene 4.
(The King to his daughter Regan.) You see me here,-a poor old man, As full of grief as age; wretched in both!
SHAKSPERE.-King Lear, Act II, Scene 4. (The
same.) He is older than Saturn.
Le Sage.-Gil Blas, Vol. I. Book III. Chap. 11. An age that melts with unperceived decay, And glides in modest innocence away; Whose peaceful Day benevolence endears, Whose Night congratulating conscience cheers; The general favourite as the general friend : Such age there is, and who shall wish its end ?
Dr. Johnson. – Vanity of Human Wishes,
GOLDSMITH.-She Stoops to Conquer, Act III.
ShảKSPERE.-As You Like It, Act II. Scene 3.
(Adam to Orlando.) Just at the age 'twixt boy and youth, When thought is speech, and speech is truth.
Scott.-Marmion, Introduction to 2nd Canto.
AGE.—Tell me what you find better, or more honourable than
age. Is not wisdom entail'd upon it? Take the pre-eminence of it in everything; in an old friend, in old wine, in an old pedigree.
SHAKERLY MARMION.- The Antiquary, Act II.
Young.–Night V. Lines 627, 629.
Lillo.-The Christian Hero, Act II.
BEN Jonson.-A Song in the Gipsies Meta
morphosed. When the age is in, the wit is out.
SHAKSPERE.—Much Ado About Nothing, Act III.
Scene 5. (Dogberry.) Crabbed age and youth, cannot live together.
SHAKSPERE.-The Passionate Pilgrim, Stanza 10. AGREE.-In every age and clime we see, Two of a trade can ne'er agree.
GAY.-Fable XXI. Line 43. ALE.-A quart of ale is a dish for a king.
SHAKSPERE.— Winter's Tale, Act IV. Scene 2.
(Song by Autolycus.) Hot was the play; 'twas language, wit, and tale; Like them that find meat, drink, and cloth in ale.
Dryden.—Prologue to the Conquest of Granada,
Part I. Hath thy ale virtue, or thy beer strength, that the tongue of man may be tickled, and his palate pleased in the morning ?
BEN JONSON.-Bartholomew Fair, Act II. Scene 1. ALL.-All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players; They have their exits and their entrances; And one man in his time plays many parts, His acts being seven ages.
SHAKSPERE.--As you Like It, Act II. Scene 7.