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CARVE.—Rural carvers, who with knives deface the panels.
CowPER.—The Sofa, Line 281. CASE.-1. I know your good nature in a case like this,
and2. State the symptoms of the case, Sir Charles.
COLMAN.—The Poor Gentleman, Act I. Scene 2. CAST.-I have set my life upon a cast, And I will stand the hazard of the die.
SHAKSPERE.—King Richard III. Act V. Scene 4.
(Solus.) CASTLES.—Leaving the wits the spacious air, With licence to build castles there.
Swirt.-Vanbrugh's House. [And see the same idea in his “Duke of Grafton's Answer to Dean Smedley's Petition ;” BROOME.-Poverty and Poetry; CHURCHILL.—Night, Epi. to Robert Lloyd; SHENSTONE.-On Taste, Part II. ; and Lloyd, Epi. to Cosman.) CAT.-Playing the mouse, in absence of the cat.
SHAKSPERE.—King Henry V. Act I. Scene 2.
(Westmoreland.) When the cat's away, the mice will play.
OLD SAYING. CATASTROPHE.-So! so! here's fine work!-here's fine
suicide, parricide, and simulation, going on in the fields! and Sir Anthony not to be found to prevent the antistrophe !
SHERIDAN.-- The Rivals, Act V. Scene i. I'll tickle his catastrophe for this.
Anonymous.—The Merry Devil of Edmonton. CATCH.-Catch as catch can.
Athenæus -Lib. V. Page 193; a saying of Anti
Sufficeth them; the simple plan,
WORDSWORTH.-Rob Roy's Grave.
great, th' important day, big with the fate Of Cato, and of Rome.
ADDISON.-Cato, Act I, Scene 1.
CAVIARE.-Twas caviare to the general.
SHAKSPERE.-Hamlet, Act II. Scene 2.
(The Prince to the Players.)
Roscommon.–Art of Poetry.
Cowley.—Prologue to the Guardian.
Numbers err in this; Ten censure wrong for one who writes amiss.
Pope.-On Criticism, Line 5. Censure is the tax a many pays to the public for being eminent.
Anon.-Spectator, No. ČI. CHAMBER.-Sitting in my dolphin-chamber, at the round table, by a sea-cole fire.
SHAKSPERE.—King Henry IV. Part II. Act II.
Scene I. (Hostess to Falstaff.) CHANCE.—A lucky chance, that oft decides the fate Of mighty monarchs.
CHANGE.—Whate'er the passion, knowledge, fame, or pelf,
Pope.-Essay on Man, Epi. II. Line 261.
GAY.–Fable III. Line 33.
spirit of my dream. BYRON.—The Dream, Line 75.
Fear of change
MILTON.-Paradise Lost, Book I.
CHANGE.-Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots ?
JEREMIAH. Chap. XIII. Verse 23.
DRYDEN.-Prologue to the Spanish Friar.
Nothing is thought rare Which is not new and follow'd: yet we know That what was worn some twenty years ago Comes into grace again.
BEAUMONT and FLETCHER,—Prologue to the Noble
Gentleman, Line 4.
Pope.-Moral Essays, Epi. I. To Sir R. Temple.
SHAKSPERE.-King John, Act III, Scene 4.
(Pandulph to Lewis.) CHAOS.-For he being dead, with him is beauty slain, And beauty dead, black chaos comes again.
SHAKSPERE.—Venus and Adonis, Stanza 170. Excellent wretch! perdition catch my soul But I do love thee! and when I love thee not Chaos is come again.
SHAKSPERE.-Othello, Act III. Scene 3.
(Othello's love for his Wife.)
Thomson.—Summer, Line 182.
De FoE.—The True-born Englishman.
CHAPEL.—No sooner is a temple built to God, but the devil builds a chapel hard by.
GEORGE HERBERT.-Jacula Prudentum;
BURTON's Anatomy of Mel. Part III. Section 4. CHAPTER.–Who read a chapter when they rise, Shall ne'er be troubled with ill eyes.
GEORGE HERBERT.—The Temple; Charms and
WEBSTER.–The White Devil.
GOLDSMITH.—Deserted Village, Line 9.
SHAKSPERE.-As you Like It, Act II. Scene 7.
When he speaks, The air, a charter'd libertine, is still.
SHAKSPERE.-King Henry V. Act I, Scene 1.
(Canterbury to Eliza.) CHASE.—That excellent grand tyrant of the earth, Thy womb let loose, to chase us to our graves.
SHAKSPERE.—King Richard III. Act IV.
Scene 4. (Queen Margaret to the Duchess.) CHASTITY.—She, that has that, is clad in complete steel.
MILTON.-Comus. CHATHAM.-His speech, his form, his action, full of grace, And all his country beaming in his face, He stood, as some inimitable hand Would strive to make a Paul or Tully stand.
COWPER.—Table Talk, Line 347. Such men are raised to station and command, When Providence means mercy to a land.
CowPER.-Ibid., Line 355.
CHEEK.-See, how she leans her cheek upon her hand !
SHAKSPERE.—Romeo and Juliet, Act II, Scene 2. [Oh, that I were a flea upon that lip !-SHIRLEY; The School of Compliments. Oh, that I were a veil upon that face !S. MARMION; The Antiquary, Act II. Scene 1, See DODSLEY'S Coll. of Old Plays, Vol X. p. 26.] CHERRY.-We grew together Like to a double cherry, seeming parted.
SHAKSPERE.—Midsummer Night's Dream, Act III.
Scene 2. (Helena to Hermia.) CHEWING.–Chewing the food of sweet and bitter fancy,
SHAKSPERE.-As you Like It, Act IV. Scene 3.
(Oliver to Celia in the Forest.) CHICKENS.—What, all my pretty chickens, and their dam, At one fell swoop ?
SHAKSPERE.—Macbeth, Act IV. Scene 3.
(Macduff to Malcolm.) To swallow gudgeons 'ere they're catch'd, And count their chickens 'ere they're hatch'd.
BUTLER.—Hudibras, Part II. Canto III. Line 923.
MILTON.- Paradise Regained, Book IV.
GREEN.—The Spleen, Line 11.
LLOYD.-Epi. to Coleman, Line 17.
WORDSWORTH.—My Heart Leaps Up, Line 7.
BEAUMONT and FLETCHER.-Philaster, Act V.