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BUSY.-In the busy haunts of men,
MRS. HEMANS.—Tale of the Secret Tribunal.
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
BUTTERFLY.—Satire or sense, alas! can Sporus feel?
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.
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.)
CÆSAR.–What tributaries follow him to Rome,
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,
WHEELWRIGHT's Pindar, Ist Nemean Ode, Line 78.
CALEDONIA.-0 Caledonia! stern and wild,
Scott.—Last Minstrel, Canto VI. Stanza 2.
CALM.-How calm, how beautiful comes on
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.
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.)
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.
SHAKSPERE.-Midsummer's Night's Dream,
She never told her love,
SHAKSPERE.—Twelfth Night, Act II, Scene 4.
SHAKSPERE.-Romeo and Juliet, Act I. Scene I.
(Montagu to Benvolio.)
CANKER.-Loathsome canker lives in sweetest bud.
The canker-blooms have full as deep a dye,
As the perfumed tincture of the roses,
SHAKSPERE.—Much Ado about Nothing, Act I.
Scene 3. (Don John of his Brother.)
SHAKSPERE.-King Henry VI. Part I. Act II.
And but he's something stain'd
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.]
CANVAS-LELY on animated canvas stole
Pope.—To Augustus, Epi. I. Line 149.
KATE. I'll have no bigger; this doth fit the time,
SHAKSPERE.—Taming the Shrew, Act IV.
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.
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,
BUTLER.-Hudibras, Part II. Canto I. Line 565.
LLOYD.-The Author's Apology.