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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.
By sports like these are all their cares beguild;
The sports of children satisfy the child.

GOLDSMITH.— The Traveller.
CHIPS.- You may trace him oft
By scars which his activity has left
Beside our roads and pathways;
He who with pocket-hammer sınites the edge
Of luckless rock or prominent stone,

detaching by the stroke A chip or splinter.

WORDSWORTH.—The Excursion, Book III. Page 83.



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,
Not for the doctrine, but the music there.

POPE.-On Criticism, Line 342.
I joy, dear mother, when I view
Thy perfect lineaments and hue

Both sweet and bright:
Beauty in thee takes up her place,
And dates her letters from thy face,
When she doth write.

HERBERT.-The British Church, Verse 1.
Who builds a church to God, and not to fame,
Will never mark the marble with his name.

PopE.—Moral Essays, Epi. III. To Bathurst,
Line 285.

Fond fools
Promise themselves a name from building churches.

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,

Page 74.



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.
CHURLISH.—My master is of churlish disposition,
And little recks to tind the way to heaven
By doing dgeds of hospitality.

SHAKSPERE.-As you Like It, Act II. Scene 4.
(Corin to Rosalind.)

I tell thee, churlish priest,
A minist'ring angel shall my sister be,
When thou liest howling.

SHAKSPERE.—Hamlet, Act V. Scene 1.
(Laertes to the Priest who refused Ophelia

Christian burial.)
CIRCLE.- As on the smooth expanse of chrystal lakes
The sinking stone at first a circle makes ;
The trembling surface by the motion stirrd,
Spreads in a second circle, then a third ;
Wide, and more wide, the floating rings advance,
Fill all the watery plain, and to the margin dance.

POPE.—Temple of Fame, Line 436.
The small pebble stirs the peaceful lake;
The circle mov'd, a circle straight succeeds,
Another still, and still another

PỌPE.-Essay on Man, Epi. IV. Line 364.
Glory is like a circle in the water,
Which never ceaseth to enlarge itself,
Till, by broad spreading, it disperse to nought.

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,

Scene 1.
CLAWING:–Have always been at daggers-drawing,
And one another clapper-clawing.

BUTLER.—Hudibras, Part II. Canto II. Line 79.
CLAY.—May I lie cold before that dreadful day,
Press'd with a load of monumental clay.

Pope.-Homer's Iliad, Book VI. Line 590.

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CLAY.-For ever will I sleep, while poor

maids cry,
“ Alas! for pity stay,

And let us die
With thee; men cannot mock us in the clay.”

Ay; these look like the workmanship of Heaven:
This is the porcelain clay of human kind,
And therefore cast into these noble moulds.

DRYDEN.-Don Sebastian, Act I, Scene 1.

GAY.–Trivia, Book I. Line 24; Book II.

Line 100.
CLIMB.-Ah! who can tell how hard it is to climb
The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar!

BEATTIE.— The Minstrel, Verse I. Line 1.
Fain would I climb, but that I fear to fall.

[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.
He either fears his fate too much,

Or his deserts are small,
Who dares not put it to the touch,
To win or lose it all.

Scott.— Intro. to Chron. of the Canongate,

Vol. XIX.
He that climbs the tall tree has won right to the fruit,
He that leaps the wide gulf

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.)
Great Nature's well-set clock in pieces took ;
On all the springs and smallest wheels did look
Of life and motion; and with equal art
Made up again the whole of every part.

Cowley.—The Davideis, Book I. Line 743,

CLOUD.-Sometime we see a cloud that's dragonish:
A vapour, sometime, like a bear, or lion,
A tower'd citadel, a pendant rock,
A forked mountain, or blue promontory
With trees upon 't, that nod unto the world,
And mock our eyes with air: thou hast seen these signs ;
They are black vesper's pageants.

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;
And let the man that calls it be the caller;
And in his calling, let him nothing call,
But Coach, Coach, Coach! O for a Coach, ye Gods!

Carey.-Chrononhotonthologos, Scene 5.

COCK-A-HOOP:-And having routed the whole troop,
With victory was cock-a-hoop.

BUTLER.—Hudibras, Part I. Canto III. Line 13.

You'll make a mutiny among my guests!
You will set cock-a-hoop! you'll be the man!

SHAKSPERE.-Romeo and Juliet, Act I. Scene 5.

(Capulet to Tybalt.) The origin of this phrase is very doubtful. See Knight's Shakspere.

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