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BUSY.-In the busy haunts of men,
In the still and shadowy glen.

MRS. HEMANS.—Tale of the Secret Tribunal.
Tower'd cities please us then,
And the busy hum of men.

MILTON.-L'Allegro, Line 118. BUTTER.—'Twas her brother that in pure kindness to his horse butter'd his hay.

SHAKSPERE.—King Lear, Act II, Scene 4.

(The Fool to Lear.) But now I fear it will be said, No butter sticks upon his bread

Swift.-Pastoral Dialogue.

BUTTERFLY.—Satire or sense, alas! can Sporus feel?
Who breaks a butterfly upon a wheel !

POPE.—Epi. to Arbuthnot, Line 305.

Ocean into tempest wrought, To waft a feather, or to drown a fly.

Young.–Night I. Line 153.

BY.–By and by is easily said.

SHAKSPERE.-Hamlet, Act III. Scene 2.

(Hamlet to his Friends.) BY-GONES.-Let by-gones be by-gones.

Let us not burthen our remembrances with
A heaviness that's gone.

SHAKSPERE.—The Tempest, Act V. Scene 1.

(Prospero to Alonso.) CABIN’D.—But now, I am cabin'd, cribb'd, coffin'd, bound in To saucy doubts and fears

SHAKSPERE.—Macbeth, Act III. Scene 4.

(Macbeth to First Murderer.) CÆSAR.-Cæsar with a senate at his heels. POPE.-Essay on Man, Epi. IV. Line 258.

As for Cæsar, Kneel down, kneel down, and wonder.

SHAKSPERE.—Antony and Cleopatra, Act III.

Scene 2. (Enobarbus to Agrippa.)

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CÆSAR.–What tributaries follow him to Rome,
To grace in captive bonds his chariot-wheels ?

SHAKSPERE.-Julius Cæsar, Act I, Scene I.

(Marcellus to Citizens.) Imperial Cæsar, dead, and turn'd to clay, Might stop a hole to keep the wind away; 0, that that earth, which kept the world in awe, Should patch a wall, to expel the winter's flaw!

SHAKSPERE. --Hamlet, Act V. Scene I.

(To Horatio.) How like a deer, stricken by many princes, Dost thou here lie.

SHAKSPERE.-Julius Cæsar, Act III. Scene I.

(Mark Anthony lamenting over Cæsar.)

CAKES AND ALE.-Dost thou think because thou art vir

tuous, There shall be no more cakes and ale ?

SHAKSPERE.—Twelfth Night, Act II, Scene 3.

(Sir Toby to the Clown.)

CALAMITIES.-Since, with an equal weight on all,
Calamities domestic fall.

WHEELWRIGHT's Pindar, Ist Nemean Ode, Line 78.

CALEDONIA.-0 Caledonia! stern and wild,
Meet nurse for a poetic child !
Land of brown heath and shaggy wood,
Land of the mountain and the flood,
Land of my sires! what mortal hand,
Can e'er untie the filial band
That knits me to thy rugged strand !

Scott.—Last Minstrel, Canto VI. Stanza 2.

CALM.-How calm, how beautiful comes on
The stilly hour, when storms are gone.

Tom MOORE.—The Fire Worshippers.

The holy calm that leads to heavenly musing.

ROGERS.--Human Life, Page 83, Edition 1834. 1. See me, how calm I am. 2. Ay, people are generally calm at the misfortunes of others.

GOLDSMITH.-She Stoops to Conquer.

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CALUMNY.-Be thou as chaste as ice, as pure as snow,

thou: shalt not escape calumny.

SHAKSPERE.-Hamlet, Act III. Scene I.

(Hamlet to Ophelia.) Virtue itself escapes not calumnious strokes.

SAAKSPERE.-Ibid., Act I. Scene 3. (Laertes.) CAVDLE.-1. How far that little candle throws his beams !

So shines a good deed in a naughty world. 2. When the moon shone we did not see the candle; So doth the greater glory dim the less.

SHAKSPERE. — Merchant of Venice, Act V.

Scene 1. (Portia and Nerissa.)
He that adds anything to you, 'tis done
Like his that lights a candle to the sun.

FLETCHER.–To Sir Walter Aston, Line 19.

BEAUMONT and FLETCHER, Vol. II. Page 13. CANKER.—That which the palmer-worm hath left, hath the

locust eaten ; and that which the locust hath left, hath the canker-worm eaten; and that which the canker-worm hath left, hath the caterpillar eaten.

Joel.-Chap. I. Verse 4.

In the swectest bud The eating canker dwells.

SHAKSPERE.-Two Gentlemen of Verona, Act Ia

Scene 1. (Proteus to Valentine.) Now will canker sorrow eat my bud.

SHAKSPERE.-King John, Act III. Scene 4.

Some to kill cankers in the musk-rose buds.

SHAKSPERE.-Midsummer's Night's Dream,
Act II, Scene 3. (Titania.)

She never told her love,
But let concealment, like a worm i' the bud,
Feed on her damask cheek.

SHAKSPERE.—Twelfth Night, Act II, Scene 4.

So far from sounding and discovery
As is the bud bit with an envious worm,
Ere he can spread his sweet leaves to the air,
Or dedicate his beauty to the sun.

SHAKSPERE.-Romeo and Juliet, Act I. Scene I.

(Montagu to Benvolio.)



CANKER.-Loathsome canker lives in sweetest bud.

SHAKSPERE.—Sonnet 35.

The canker-blooms have full as deep a dye,

As the perfumed tincture of the roses,
Hang on such thorns, and play as wantonly
When summer's breath their masked buds discloses.

SHAKSPERE.—Sonnet 54.
I had rather be a canker in a hedge than a rose in his grace.

SHAKSPERE.—Much Ado about Nothing, Act I.

Scene 3. (Don John of his Brother.)
Hath not thy rose a canker, Somerset ?

SHAKSPERE.-King Henry VI. Part I. Act II.
Scene 4. (Plantagenet.)

And but he's something stain'd
With grief, that's beauty's canker, thou might'st call him
A goodly person.

SHAKSPERE.—Tempest, Act I. Scene 2.

(Prospero to Miranda.) As killing as the canker to the rose.

Milton.—Lycidas, Line 45. The canker galls the infants of the spring, Too oft before their buttons be disclos'd.

SHAKSPERE.—Hamlet, Act I, Scene 3.

(Laertes.) CANNONADE.E'en the whole world, blockheads and men

of letters, Enjoy a cannonade upon their betters.

DR. Walcot. -The Romish Priest, a Tale.

Many saints have been canonized who ought to have been cannonaded.

Colton.—Lacon; or, Many Things in a Few


CANTANKEROUS.—Well, now, that's mighty provoking!

But I hope, Mr Faulkland, as there are three of us come on purpose for the game, you won't be so cantanckerous as to spoil the party by sitting out.

SHERIDAN. —The Rivals, Act V. Scene 3. [The same word will be found in “The Waterman," by Dibdin, Act II. Scene 3.]

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CANVAS-LELY on animated canvas stole
The sleepy eye, that spoke the melting soul.

Pope.—To Augustus, Epi. I. Line 149.
CAP.-PET. Why, this was moulded on a porringer;
A velvet dish; fye, fye! 'Tis lewd and filthy;
Why, 'tis a cockle or a walnut shell,
A knack, a toy, a trick, a baby's cap;
Away with it, come, let me have a bigger.

KATE. I'll have no bigger; this doth fit the time,
And gentlewomen wear such caps as these.

SHAKSPERE.—Taming the Shrew, Act IV.

Scene 3.

CAPTIVATE.-Seek to delight, that they may mend mankind, And, while they captivate, inform the mind.

CowPER.—Hope, Line 758. CARCANET.—Say, that I lingered with you at your shop, To see the making of her carcanet, And that to-morrow you will bring it home.

SHAKSPERE.—Comedy of Errors, Act III. Scene 1.
In Harrington's Orlando Furioso, we have-
About his neck a carknet rich he ware.

CARE.-Care keeps his watch in every old man's eye,
And where care lodges, sleep will never lie.

SHAKSPERE.—Romeo and Juliet, Act II. Scene 3.

(Friar Lawrence.) I am sure care's an enemy to life.

SHAKSPERE.—Twelfth Night, Act I, Scene 3.

(Sir Toby to Maria.) Care to our coffin adds a nail, no doubt; And ev'ry grin, so merry, draws one out.

DR. WALCOT.-Ode XV. Vol. II, Edition 1794.

CARVE.-I ll carve your names on barks of trees,
With true-love knots and flourishes.

BUTLER.-Hudibras, Part II. Canto I. Line 565.
'Tis hard to carve for others meat,
And not have time one's self to eat.
Though, be it always understood,
Our appetites are full as good.

LLOYD.-The Author's Apology.

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