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CHILDHOOD.—Childhood, who like an April morn appears, Sunshine and rain, hopes clouded o'er with fears.
CHURCHILL.-Gotham, Book I. CHILDREN.—Unruly children make their sire stoop.
SHAKSPERE.-King Richard II. Act III. Scene 4.
(The Gardener to his Assistants.) The pleasure that some fathers feed upon Is my strict fast,—I mean my children's looks.
SHAKSPERE.—Ibid., Act II, Scene 1.
(Old Gaunt to Richard.) As children gathering pebbles on the shore.
Milton.—Paradise Regained, Book IV. [“ A remarkable anticipation," says the Rev. Geo. Gilfillan, # of Newton's famous saying, 'I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem to have been only like à boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than
dinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.'”—Newton's Life.] Newton, (that proverb of the mind,) alas ! Declared, with all his grand discoveries recent, That he himself felt only " like a youth Picking up shells by the great ocean—Truth.”
BYRON.—Don Juan, Canto VII. Verse V. Line 5. When I look on my boys
They renew all my joys, Myself in my children I see;
While the comforts I find
In the kingdom my mind, Pronounce that my kingdom is free.
LLOYD.-Song in the Capricious Lovers, Air 2.
GOLDSMITH.— The Traveller.
detaching by the stroke A chip or splinter.
WORDSWORTH.—The Excursion, Book III. Page 83.
CHIVALRY-CHURCH AND STATE.
CHIVALRY.—The age of chivalry is gone.
BURKE.— Portrait of Marie Antoinette. CHORUSES.-For choruses of Flowers, Trees, Waters, Elements, Planets, Time, Months, Seasons, and the Year, see
CHURCHILL.-Gotham, Book I. Line 243. CHRISTENING.–This country has spoiled them; this same christening will ruin the colonies.
FOOTE.-The Patron, Act I. CHRISTIANS.-0, father Abraham, what these Christians
are, Whose own hard dealings teaches them suspect The thoughts of others,
SHAKSPERE.—Merchant of Venice, Act I.
Scene III. (Shylock to Antonio and Bassanio.) CHURCII.-When once thy foot enters the church, be bare. God is more there than thou : for thou art there Only by his permission. Then beware, And make thyself all reverence and fear.
HERBERT.—The Temple Church Porch, Verse 68.
Some to church repair,
POPE.-On Criticism, Line 342.
Both sweet and bright:
HERBERT.-The British Church, Verse 1.
PopE.—Moral Essays, Epi. III. To Bathurst,
RANDOLPH.—The Muses' Looking-glass, Act III.
Scene 1. CHURCH AND STATE.-The union of church and state, is not to make the church political, but the state religious.
LORD Eldon.--His Life, XXI. Law Magazine,
CHURCH AND STATE-CLAY.
CHURCH AND STATE.-For God sent not his Son into
the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.
Sr. John.—Chap. III. Verse 17.
SHAKSPERE.-As you Like It, Act II. Scene 4.
I tell thee, churlish priest,
SHAKSPERE.—Hamlet, Act V. Scene 1.
POPE.—Temple of Fame, Line 436.
SHAKSPERE.—King Henry VI. Part I. Act I.
Scene 2. (La Pucelle to Charles the Dauphin.) CIRCUMSTANCE.-Speed. Nay, that I can deny by a
circumstance. Proteus. It shall go hard, but I'll prove it by another.
SHAKSPERE.—Two Gentlemen of Verona, Act I,
BUTLER.—Hudibras, Part II. Canto II. Line 79.
Pope.-Homer's Iliad, Book VI. Line 590.
CLAY.-For ever will I sleep, while poor
And let us die
BEAUMONT and FLETCHER.—The Captain.
DRYDEN.-Don Sebastian, Act I, Scene 1.
GAY.–Trivia, Book I. Line 24; Book II.
BEATTIE.— The Minstrel, Verse I. Line 1.
[A line written by SIR WALTER RALEIGH, with a diamond ring, on the glass of a window in a pavilion of Queen Elizabeth, who, on being informed of it, wrote underneath it:] “If thy mind fail thee, do not climb at all.”
Scott.—Kenilworth. Chap. XVII.
1. I am lost in thought. 2. Thought of the Queen, perhaps ?
1. Why, if it were, Heaven may be thought on, though too high to climb. 2. Oh! now I find where your ambition drives.
DRYDEX.--Spanish Friar, Act I. Scene 1.
Or his deserts are small,
Scott.— Intro. to Chron. of the Canongate,
should prevail in his suit. Scott.—The Talisman, Chap. XXVI. The lower still yon crawl, you'll climb the higher.
SMOLLETT.-Advice, Line 64. Downward to climb, and backward to advance.
PopE.—The Dunciad, Book II. Line 320.
CLOAKS.-When clouds are seen, wise men put on their cloaks.
SHAKSPERE.—King Richard III. Act II. Scene 3.
(Third Citizen to his Companions.)
CLOCK.-The iron tongue of midnight hath told twelve.
SHAKSPERE.—Midsummer Night's Dream, Act V.
Scene 1. (Theseus.)
Cowley.—The Davideis, Book I. Line 743,
CLOUD.-Sometime we see a cloud that's dragonish:
SHAKSPERE.—Anthony and Cleopatra, Act IV.
Scene 12. (Anthony to Eros.)
Can such things be, And overcome us like a summer cloud, Without our special wonder?
SHAKSPERE.—Macbeth, Act III. Scene 4. (Mac
beth, after he had seen the Ghost of Banquo.)
COACH.-Go call a coach, and let a coach be call’d;
Carey.-Chrononhotonthologos, Scene 5.
COCK-A-HOOP:-And having routed the whole troop,
BUTLER.—Hudibras, Part I. Canto III. Line 13.
You'll make a mutiny among my guests!
SHAKSPERE.-Romeo and Juliet, Act I. Scene 5.
(Capulet to Tybalt.) The origin of this phrase is very doubtful. See Knight's Shakspere.