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DAY.-One day spent well, and agreeably to your precepts, is preferable to an eternity of error.
Yonge's CICERO.–Tusculan Disp. Book V.
Frail empire of a day!
SOMERVILLE.-Hobbinol, Canto III. Line 326. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.
Sr. Matthew.—Chap. VI. Verse 34.
GEORGE HERBERT.—The Temple; Virtue.
BEATTIE.—The Hermit, Line 1.
BROOME.—Lady and her Looking-glass. O life, frail offspring of a day! "Tis puff’d with one
short gasp away! Swift as the short-liv'd flower it flies, It springs, it blooms, it fades, it dies.
BROOME.—Melancholy. Such and so varied, the precarious play, Of fate with man, frail tenant of a day!
Scott.—Peveril of the Peak, Chap. XXV. Day is driven on by day, and the new moons hasten to their
SMART'S HORACE.-Book II. Ode XVIII.
DAYS.— Though fallen on evil days,
Milton.-Paradise Lost, Line 25, Book VII.
MRS. IEMANS.-Siege of Valencia, Scene I.,
Page 264; and see Rogers' Italy, the Campagna of Florence, Page 116, Edition 1830.
DAYS.-Enlarge my life with multitude of days,
DR. JOHNSON.—Vanity of Human Wishes, Line 255. DE MORTUIS NIL NISI BONUM.-Of the dead be nothing said but what is good.
RILEY's Dictionary of Lat. Quotations.
Or draw his frailties from their dread abode ;
GRAY's Elegy.—The Epitaph, Verse 3.
BYRON.—The Giaour, Line 87.
BYRON.—The Giaour, Line 68.
SHAKSPERE.-King Henry IV. Part II. Act V.
Lady, he's dead and gone !
ANONYMOUS.—1 Percy Reliques, Book II.
Page 260. The Friars of Orders Gray. Come! let the burial rite be read—the funeral song be sung!An anthem for the queenliest dead that ever died so youngA dirge for her the doubly dead in that she died so young.
PoE.-Lenore. Verse 1.
DEAD.--I have syllables of dread;
W. L. BOWLES.-Grave of the Last Saxon,
GARRICK.-Lethe, Act I.
GOLDSMITH.—The Deserted Village, Line 141.
GRAY.—The Bard, Stanza III. Line 11. Devilish dear, master classic, devilish dear!
FootE.—The Englishman in Paris, Act I. Scene 1. Dear Tom, this brown jug that now foams with mild ale.
FAWKES.—The Brown Jug, a Song.
SHAKSPERE.—Hamlet, Act V. Scene 2.
(Fontinbras.) The rest is silence.
SHAKSPERE.—Ibid. (Hamlet dying.)
Look down, And see what death is doing.
SAAKSPERE.—Winter's Tale, Act III. Scene 2.
(Paulina to Leontes.) In the midst of life we are in death.
Old Play; and see SENECA, Épi. XXIII.
The farthest from the fear, Are often nearest to the stroke of fate.
YOUNG.-Night V. Line 790.
DEATH.-What day, what hour, but knocks at human hearts,
YOUNG.–Night VII. Line 2.
POPE.—Essay on Man, Epi. III. Line 75.
SHAKSPERE.—Romeo and Juliet, Act IV.
ANONYMOUS.--1 Percy Reliques, Book III.
Page 284. Death's Final Conquest.
SHAKSPERE.-King Richard II. Act II. Scene 1.
All that lives must die,
SHAKSPERE.-Hamlet, Act I. Scene 2.
(The Queen to Hamlet.)
SHAKSPERE.-Ibid. (The King to Hamlet.)
SHAKSPERE.-Measure for Measure, Act III.
Scene 1. (Isabella to her brother.)
SHAKSPERE.—Measure for Measure, Act III,
Scene 1. (Claudio to Isabella.)
DEATH.-Death will have his day.
SHAKSPERE.-King Richard II, Act III. Scene 2.
Death is the worst
Lillo.-Fatal Curiosity, Act I. Scene 2.
JOHN WEBSTER.—The Duchess of Malfy; Mas
SINGER.— The Parliament of Love, Act IV.
Act V. Scene 4.
BEAUMONT and FLETCHER.—Bonduca, Act III,
BEAUMONT and FLETCHER.—The Custom of the
Courts, Act II, Scene 2. Death's thousand doors stand open.
Blair.—The Grave, Line 394. Death in a thousand shapes.
Virgil.-Åneid, Book II. Line 370. Death's shafts fly thick!
Blair.—The Grave, Line 447. Devouring famine, plague, and war,
Each able to undo mankind,
He hath at will
SHIRLEY.–Victorious Men of Earth, 2 Percy