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CORSAIR.-He left a Corsair's name to other times,
Link'd with one virtue, and a thousand crimes.

Byron.—The Corsair, Canto III. Stanza 24.
COT-COTTAGE-COTTAR.--At night returning, every

labour sped,
He sits him down the monarch of a shed;
Smiles by his cheerful fire, and round surveys
His children's looks that brighten at the blaze ;
While his lov'd partner, boastful of her hoard,
Displays her cleanly platter on the board,

GOLDSMITH.— The Traveller.
An' makes him quite forget his labour and his toil.

Burns.--The Cottar's Saturday Night, Verse 3.
The little smiling cottage, warm embower'd;
The little smiling cottage, where at eve
He meets his rosy children at the door,
Prattling their welcomes, and his honest wife,
With good brown cake and bacon slice, intent
To cheer his hunger after labour hard.

DYER.— The Fleece, Book I. COUNCIL.. Want of judgment, Drollio; An unlearned council, -I ever told you so,Never more heads nor ever less wit, believe it.

SUCKLING.–The Sad One, Act III. Scene 2. COUNTENANCE.-A countenance more in sorrow than in anger.

SHAKSPERE.—IIamlet, Act I. Scene 2.

(Horatio to Hamlet.) COUNTRY.-It is sweet and glorious to die for one's country.

HORACE. Book III. Ode II. ; and see Cicero in

the Tusculan Disputations; Ben Jonson in the play of Catiline, Act III, Scene 2; and BEAUMONT and FLETCHER, in the Faithful Friends,

Act II. Scene 3. COURAGE.-Remember now, when you meet your antago

nist, do everything in a mild agreeable manner. Let your courage be as keen, but, at the same time, as polished, as

SHERIDAN.—The Rivals, Act III. Scene 4.
Courage never to submit

or yield.
Milton.—Paradise Lost, Book İ. Line 168.

your sword.



COURAGE.—Courage mounteth with occasion.

SHAKSPERE.—King John, Act II. Scene 1.

(Austria to King Philip.) COURT.-1. Wast ever in court, shepherd ? 2. No, truly. 1. Then thou art d—d. Thou art in a parlous state, shepherd.

SHAKSPERE.-As You Like It, Act III. Scene 2.

(Touchstone to Corin.) I will make a star-chamber matter of it.

SHAKSPERE.—Merry Wives of Windsor, Act I.

Scene 1. (Shallow to Sir Hugh Evans.)
There is a court above, of the star chamber,
To punish routs and riots.

Ben Jonson.—Magnetic Lady, Act III. Scene 4.

Knight's Note.
COURTESY.-I am the very pink of courtesy.

SHAKSPERE.-Romeo and Juliet, Act II. Scene 4.

(Mercutio to Romeo.) COUSIN.-His master and he are scarce cater-cousins.

SHAKSPERE.—Merchant of Venice, Act II. Scene 2.

(Gobbo to Launcelot.)
COWARD.-Where's the coward that would not dare
To fight for such a land ?
SCOTT.—Marmion, Canto IV. Stanza 30.

Hath made us by-words to our enemies.

SHAKSPERE.—King Henry VI. Part III. Act I.

Scene 1. (Warwick to Plantagenet, Duke of

Yon trembling coward, who forsook his master.

Home.—Douglas, Act II, Scene 1.
COWARDS.—Cowards die many times before their deaths:
The valiant never taste of death but once.
Of all the wonders that I yet have heard,
It seems to me most strange that men should fear;
Seeing that death, a necessary end,
Will come when it will come.

SAAKSPERE.-Julius Cæsar, Act II. Scene 2.

(Cæsar to Calphurnia.)



COWARDS.- A plague of all cowards !

Give me a cup of sack, rogue. Is there no virtue extant? You rogue, here's lime in this sack too. There is nothing but

roguery to be found in villainous man: yet a coward is worse than a cup of sack with lime in it. SHAKSPERE.—

King Henry IV. Part I. Act II.

Scene 4. (Falstaff to Prince Henry.) COWLEY.-He more had pleas'd us, had he pleas'd us less.

ADDISON.–An Account of English Poets. CRADLE.-All that lies betwixt the cradle and the grave, is uncertain.

SENECA.—Of a Happy Life, Chap. XXII. CRADLE TO THE GRAVE.–From the maternal tomb, To the grave's faithful womb.

From the cradle to the tomb,
Not all gladness, not all gloom.

To the coffin, from the cradle.

PRIOR.-Moral to “ The Ladle.”

Hard.travell’d from the cradle to the grave.

YOUNG.–Night VI. Line 221.
A little rule, a little sway,
A sun-beam in a winter's day,
Is all the proud and mighty have
Between the cradle and the grave.

DYER.--Grongar Hill, Line 89.
The hearts within thy valleys bred,
The fiery souls that might have led

Thy sons to deeds sublime,
Now crawl from cradle to the grave,
Slaves-nay the bondmen of a slave,
And callous, save to crime.

BYRON.-The Giaour.
CRADLED.-Most wretched men
Are cradled into poverty by wrong.
They learn in suffering what they teach in song.

SHELLEY.-Julian and Maddalo.
Scourged by the winds, and cradled on the rock.

CAMPBELL.–The Pleasures of Hope, Part I.

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CREATURE.—The creature's at his dirty work again.

Pope.-Epi. to Arbuthnot.
Millions of spiritual creatures walk the earth
Unseen, both when we wake, and when we sleep.

Milton.—Paradise Lost, Book IV. Line 677.
CREED.-I make no man's creed but my own.

STERNE.Tristram Shandy, Vol. VIII. Chap. 8. CRIMES.-Tremble thou wretch, That hast within thee undivulged crimes, Unwhipp'd of justice.

SHAKSPERE.—King Lear, Act III. Scene 2.

(The King.) CRIPPLE.Amongst all honest christian people, Whoe'er breaks limbs maintains the cripple.

Prior.— To Fleetwood Shepard, Esq. CRITIC.-I am nothing if not critical.

SHAKSPERE.—Othello, Act II, Scene 1. (Iago

to Desdemona.)
Blame where you must, be candid where you can,
And be each critic the good-natured man.

GOLDSMITH.-Epi. to “Good-natured Man.”
Ah, ne'er so dire a thirst of glory boast,
Nor in the critic let the man be lost.

Pope.-Essay on Criticism, Part II. Line 523.
CROSS.-On her white breast a sparkling cross she wore,
Which Jews might kiss, and Infidels adore.

Pope.-Rape of the Lock, Canto II. Line 7.
Near to that spot where Charles bestrides a horse,
In humble prose the place is Charing Cross.

FootE.—Prol. to The Englishman Returned from

Paris, Line 12. CROTCHET.—Thou hast some crotchets in thy head now.

SHAKSPERE.- Merry Wives of Windsor, Act II.

Scene l. (Mrs. Ford to her Husband.) CROW.–The impudent crow with full throat invites the rain, and solitary stalks by herself on the dry sand.

Davidson's Virgil.—(Buckley), Georgics,

Book I. p. 45.


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CROW.-If the old shower-foretelling crow

Croak not her boding note in vain,
To-morrow's eastern storm shall strow
The woods with leaves, with weeds the main.

FRANCIS' Horace.-Book III. Ode XVII. Line 9. It warn't for nothing that the raven was croaking on my left hand.

RILEY's PLAUTUS.-Vol. I. The Aulularia, Act IV.

Scene 3.
That raven on the left-hand oak
(Curse on his ill-betiding croak)
Bodes me no good.

Gar.–Fable XXXVII. Farmer's Wife and the

CRUEL.-I must be cruel, only to be kind.

SHAKSPERE.—Hamlet, Act III. Scene 4.

(To his Mother.) CRY.—The author raises mountains seeming full, But all the cry produces little wool.

King.–Art of Cookery, Line 195; SWIFT, Prol. to

a Play.
CRYING.–We came crying hither,
Thou know'st, the first time that we smell the air
We wawl and cry:-
When we are born, we cry, that we are come
To this great stage of fools.

SHAKSPERE.—King Lear, Act IV. Scene 6.

(The King to Gloster.) And when I was born, I drew in the common air, and fell upon

the earth, which is of like nature, and the first voice which I uttered was crying, as all others do.

Wisdom OF SOLOMON.-Chap. VII. Verse 3. CUCK00,--How sweet the sound of the cuckoo's note! Whence is the magic pleasure of the sound ?

GRAHAME.—Birds of Scotland, Part II. Line 1,
The cuckoo then on every tree,
Mocks married men, for thus sings he,

Cuckoo !
Cuckoo! Cuckoo! O word of fear,
Unpleasing sound to the married ear.

SHAKSPERE.—Love's Labour's Lost, Act V.

Scene 2. (A Song at the end of the act.)

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