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BLOOD.--By the blood of the scratches.

REYNOLDS.—The Dramatist, Act III, Scene 1. BLOOM.-0'er her warm cheek and rising bosom move, The bloom of young Desire and purple light of Love.

ĠRAY.—Progress of Poesy, Stanza 3,
Her bloom was like the springing flower,

That sips the silver dew;
The rose was budded in her cheek,
Just opening to the view.

MALLET.—Margaret's Ghost, 3 Percy Rel. page 393.
BLOSSOM.—But, undisturb'd, they loiter life away,
So wither green, and blossom in decay.

GARTII.—The Dispensary, Canto I. Line 138. BLOT.-Poets lose half the praise they should have got, Could it be known what they discreetlý blot.

WALLER.--On Roscommon's Translation, De Arte

Poetica,
Ev'n copious Dryden wanted, or forgot,
The last and greatest art, the art to blot.

PopE.-To Augustus, Epistle I. Line 280.
Not one immoral, one corrupted thought,
One line, which dying he could wish to blot.

LYTTLETON.-Prologue to Thomson's Coriolanus,

Line 23.

No song

Of mine, from youth to age, has left a stain
I would blot out.

Bowles.-Banwell Hill, Part V. Line 218.
It is a consolation that from youth to age, I have found no line

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.

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BLUSH.

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.
The blood within her crystal cheekes

Did such a colour drive,
As though the lillye and the rose
For mastership did strive.

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

inan.”
BOAST.-Such is the Patriot's boast, where'er we roam,
His first, best country, ever is at home.

GOLDSMITH.—The Traveller, Line 73.
'Tis mighty easy o'er a glass of wine
On vain refinements vainly to refine,
To laugh at poverty in plenty's reign,
To boast of apathy when out of pain.

CHURCHILL.-The Farewell, Line 47.
Where boasting ends, there dignity begins.

Young.–Night VIII. Line 509. BOLD.-A bold bad man!

SPENCER.—The Fairy Queen, Book I. Chap. I,

Stanza 37.

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BOND.-I'll have my bond; I will not hear thee speak; 111 have my bond; and therefore speak no more.

SAAKSPERE. - Merchant of Venice, Act III.

Scene 3.
All bond and privilege of nature break.

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. INCABALD.—To Marry or not to Marry,

Act II, Scene 2.
Come, my best friends, my books! and lead me on.

COWLEY.-The Motto, Line 25.
Sir, he hath never fed of the dainties that are bred in a book.

SHAKSPERE. - Love's Labour Lost, Act IV.
Scene 2.

Books, dear books,
Have been, and are, my comforts; morn and night,
Adversity, prosperity, at home,
Abroad, health, sickness-good or ill report,
The same firm friends; the same refreshment rich,
And source of consolation.

DR. DODD.—Thoughts in Prison, Third Week.

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BOOKS.-Shall we not believe books in print?

BEAUMONT and FLETCHER. --The Night Walker,

Act III. Scene 4.
Books cannot always please, however good;
Minds are not ever craving for their food.

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 day.Riley. Supra, in notis.] BOOTS.-Proteus. Nay, give me not the boots. Valentine. No, I will not, for it boots thee not.

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.

Scene 1.
Time, Place, and Action, may with pains be wrought,
But genius must be born; and never can be taught.

DRYDEN.–To Congreve, on the Double Dealer.
Born of one mother, in one happy mould,
Born at one burden in one happy morn.

SPENSER.–Faerie Queen, Book IV. Canto II.

Stanza 41.
BORROWED.-The borrow'd Majesty of England.

SHAKSPERE.-King John, Act I. Scene 1.

(Chatillon to the King.)

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BORROW'ER-Neither a borrower nor a lender be:
For loan oft loses both itself and friend;
And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry.

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.
The firstè Mover of the cause above,
When he first made the faire chain of love.
Great was th' effect, and high was his intent;
Well wist he why, and what thereof he meant;
For with that faire chain of love he bond
The fire, the air, the water, and the lond
In certain bondès, that they may not flee.

CHAUCER.—The Knight's Tale, Line 2989.
BOUNTIES.-And can eternity belong me,
Poor pensioner on the bounties of an hour?

Young.–Night I. Line 64.
BOUNTY.-My bounty is as boundless as the sea,
My love as deep, the more I give to thee
The more I have, for both are infinite.

SHAKSPERE.--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. BOIL.-Around whose lips ivy twines on high.

BAXKs' T EOCRITUS.-Idyll I. Verse 23.

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