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WRITE.—Matter grows under our hands-
Come-I'll write a duodecimo."
I lived to write, and wrote to live.
Rogers's Italy.-A Character, Line 16.
And shame to write what all men blush to read.
Cotton.-T. E. W., Line 10.
The world agrees That he writes well who writes with ease.
PRIOR.—Epi. II. To F. Shephard.
True ease in writing comes from art, not chance,
Pope.—On Criticism, Line 362.
Of all those arts in which the wise excel,
BUCKINGHAM.—Essay on Poetry.
'Tis hard to say, if greater want of skill Appear in writing or in judging ill.
Pope.-On Criticism, Line 1.
Ten censure wrong for one who writes amiss.
POPE.-Ibid. Line 6.
Both to the virtue due, which could excel
Prior.—To Rev. Dr. Turner, Line 21.
WRONG.-You have a wrong sow by the ear.
BUTLER.—Hudibras, Part II. Canto III. Brother, brother-we are both in the wrong.
GAY.–The Beggar's Opera, Act II. Scene 2
It may be right; but you are in the wrong
SHAKSPERE.—Measure for Measure, Act V.
Scene I. (The Duke to Lucio.) He bath wrong'd me, master Page.
SHAKSPERE.—Merry Wives of Windsor, Act I.
YE MARINERS OF ENGLAND-YORICK.
YE MARINERS OF ENGLAND.-
CAMPBELL.-A Song; the idea of which seems
to have been borrowed from an old song entitled, “Ye Gentlemen of England," written by Martyn PARKER.
YEARS.-Winged time glides on insensibly, and deceives us; and there is nothing more fleeting than years.
OviD.-Meta. Book X. Fable 9. (Riley.)
Jumping o'er times, Turning the accomplishment of many years Into an hour-glass.
SHAKSPERE.—King Henry V. Chorus.
Years have not seen, Time shall not see,
BYRON.-Bride of Abydos, Canto I. Stanza 11.
BYRON.—Childe Harold, Canto III. Stanza 8.
Years following years, steal something every day;
PopE.-Imitations of Horace, Book II. Epi. II.
I am declin'd
SAAKSPERE.-Othello, Act III. Scene 3.
supposed love of Cassio.)
YEW-TREE.-Cheerless, unsocial plant! that loves to dwell 'Midst skulls and coffins, epitaphs and worms.
BLAIR.—The Grave, Line 22.
YORICK.-Let me see. Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him, Horatio, a fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy.
SHAKSPERE.-Hamlet, Act V. Scene 1. (Hamlet
YORICK.—Where be your gibes now? your gambols? your
songs? your flashes of merriment, that were wont to set the table on a roar?
SHAKSPERE.— Hamlet, Act V. Scene 1. (Hamlet
addressing Yorick’s skull.)
Now get you to my lady's chamber, and tell her, let her paint an inch thick, to this favour she must come.
SHAKSPERE.-Hamlet, Act V. Scene 1.
YOUTH.—While proudly riding o'er the azure realm,
GRAY.—The Bard, Verse V. Line 10.
Pleasure the servant, Virtue looking on.
BEN JONSON.-Pleasure Reconciled to Virtue.
In the very May-morn of his youth,
SHAKSPERE.-King Henry V. Act I. Scene 2.
(Ely to King Henry.)
He wears the rose
SHAKSPERE.—Antony and Cleopatra, Act III.
A youth of frolics, an old age of cards.
POPE.-Moral Essay, To a Lady, Epi. II. Line 244.
From thoughtless youth to ruminating age.
CUWPER.—Progress of Error, Line 24.
And made youth younger, and taught life to live.
Young.-Night V. Line 796.
Oye who teach the ingenuous youth of nations
Holland, France, England, Germany, or Spain-
Byrox.-Don Juan, Canto II. Stanza 1,
ZEAL.-We do that in our zeal,
Scott.-Woodstock, Chap. XVII.
Tell zeal, it lacks devotion;
Tell love, it is but lust;
And wish them not reply,
Sir WALTER RALEIGH.—The Lye, 2 Percy Rel.