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APPETITE.-Here's neither want of appetite nor mouths; Pray Heaven we be not scant of meat or mirth.

SCOTT.-Peveril of the Peak, Chapter III. Why, at this rate, a fellow that has bút a groat in his pocket, may have a stomach capable of a ten-shilling ordinary.

CONGREVE. —Love for LOVE, Act II. Scene 7. A stomach as sharp as a shark's; never was in finer condition for feeding.

FOOTE.—The Patron, Act 1. Doth not the appetite alter? A man loves the meat in his youth that he cannot endure in his age.

SHAKSPERE.—Much Ado about Nothing, Act II.

Scene 3. (Benedick.)
APPLAUD.-I would applaud thee to the very echo,
That should appland again.

SHAKSPERE.—Macbeth, Act V. Scene 3.

(Macbeth to the Doctor.) APPLAUSE.—The applause of a single human being is of great consequence.

Boswell's Johnson, 1780.
APPLES._While tumbling down the turbid stream,
Lord love us! how we apples swim.

APPLIANCES.-With all appliances and means to boot.

SHAKSPERE.-King Henry IV. Part II. Act III.

Seene I. (The King's Soliloquy to Sleep.) APPROBATION.-Approbation from Sir Herbert Stanley, is praise indeed.

MORTON.–Cure for the Heart Ache, Act V.

Scene 2. APPROVING.-One self-approving hour whole years out


Pope.—Essay on Man, Epistle IV. Line 255.
ARGUE-In arguing, too, the parson own'd his skill,
For, e'en though vanquish'd, he could argue still.

GOLDSMITH.-Deserted Village, Line 211.
ARMD.--Arm'd at all points, exactly, cap-à-pé.

SHAKSPERE.-Hamlet, Act I. Scene 2.

(Horatio to Hamlet.)



ARROW.-I have shot mine arrow o'er the house,
And hurt my brother.

SHAKSPERE.-Hamlet, Act V. Scene 2.

(Hamlet to Laertes.) ARROWS.-When bows were bent, and darts were thrawn;

For thrang scarce could they flee; The darts clove arrows as they met, The arrows dart the tree.

Sir John BRUCE.-Hardyknute, 2 Percy

Reliques, 109.
In my school-days, when I had lost one shaft,
I shot his fellow of the self-same flight,
The self-same way, with more advised watch
To find the other; and, by adventuring both,
I oft found both.

SHAKSPERE.—Merchant of Venice, Act I. Scene l.

(Bassanio to Antonio.) ART.-To me more dear, congenial to my heart, One native charm, than all the gloss of art.

GOLDSMITH.–Deserted Village, Line 253.

And, even while Fashion's brightest arts decoy,
The heart distrusting asks, if this be joy ?

GOLDSMITH.-Ibid., Line 263.

ASHES.—E'en from the tomb the voice of Nature cries,
E'en in our ashes live :heir wonted fires.

GRAY.--Elegy, Verse 23. CHAUCER.—The

Reeve's Prol., Line 3380. Our best remains are ashes and a shade.

FRANCIS.-Horace, Book IV. Ode 7.

ASS.-0, that he were here, to write me down, an ass!
O, that I had been writ down, an ass!

SHAKSPERE.—Much Ado About Nothing, Act IV.

Scene 2. (Dogberry.)

ASSEMBLY.-Is our whole dissembly appeared ?


ASSURANCE.-I'll make assurance double sure,
And take a bond of fate.

SHAKSPERE.—Macbeth, Act IV. Scene 1.

(Macbeth and the Apparition.)


ATTICUS.-Wbo but must laugh, if such a man there be ? Who would not weep, if Atticus were he ?

Pore.-Prol. to Sat., Line 213.

AUDIENCE.-Let me have andience for a word or two.

SHAKSPERE.—As You Like It, Act V. Scene 4.

(Jacques to De Bois.) AULD LANG SYNE.-Should auld acquaintance be forgot,

And never brought to min'? Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And days o' lang syne ?

BURNS.-Auld Lang Syne, Verse 1. AUSTERITY.-Here's a starch'd piece of austerity!

BeaumONT AND FLETCHER.- The Wild Goose

Chase, Act I, Scene 3. AUTHOR.-1. Madam, a man in marvellous foul linen, be

daggled all over, and who, so please you, looks very much

like a poet, wants to speak with you. 2. Shew him up; don't stir, gentlemen, 'tis but an author.

LE SAGE.-Gil Blas, Vol. I. Book III. Chap. 11.

AUTHORITY.- Man, proud man!
Dress'd in a little brief authority;
Most ignorant of what he's most assurd,
His glassy essence--like an angry ape
Plays such fantastic tricks before high heaven,
As make the angels weep.

SAAKSPERE.-Measure for Measure, Act II.

Scene 2. (Isabella to Angelo.)
AUTUMN.-All-cheering plenty, with her flowing horn,
Led yellow Autumn, wreath'd with nodding corn.

BURNS.—Brigs of Ayr.
Crown'd with the sickle and the wheaten sheaf,
While Autumn, nodding o'er the yellow plain,
Comes jovial on.

Thomson.-Autumn, Line 1.
AVOIDED.-Of all men else I have avoided thee:
But get thee back

SHAKSPERE.-Macbeth, Act V. Scene 7.

(Macbeth to Macduff.) AWAKE.-Awake, arise, or be for ever fallen!

Milton.-Paradise Lost, Book I. Line 330.

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AMBITION.- A hop and skip shall raise the son of a coba

bler, well underlaid with pieces, to the government of a prince, till overmuch ambitious cutting wears him to his last.

NABBES.—Microcosmus, Act II. From servants hasting to be gods.

POLLOK.-The Course of Time, Book II. AMEN.-Amen! responded my uncle Toby, laying his hand upon his heart.

STERNE.—Tristram Shandy, Vol. IX. Chap. 6. AMONG,

I stood Among them, but not of them.

Byron.-Childe Harold, Canto III. Stanza 113. ANGEL._"In a fortnight or three weeks,” added my uncle

Toby, smiling," he might march.” “He will never march, an' please your honour, in this world," said the corporal, “ He will march,” said my uncle Toby, rising up from the side of the bed, with one shoe off. “An' please your honour,” said the corporal, “ he will never march but to his grave." “He shall march," cried my uncle Toby, marching the foot which had a shoe on, though without advancing an inch; " he shall march to his regiment." "He cannot stand it," said the corporal. “He shall be supported," said my uncle Toby. “He'll drop at last," said the corporal, “and what will become of his boy?“He shall not drop,” said my uncle Toby, firmly. " A-well-a-day! do what we can for him," said Trim, maintaining his point, " the poor soul will die." "He shall not die, by G-1” cried my uncle Toby. The Accusing Spirit, which few up to Heaven's chancery with the oath, blushed as he gave it in; and the Recording Angel, as he wrote it down, dropped a tear upon the word, and blotted it out for ever.

STERNE.— Tristram Shandy, Vol. VI. Chap. VIII.
But sad as angels for the good man's sin,
Weep to record, and blush to give it in.

CAMPBELL.-Pleasures of Hope, Part II.
And thus, like to an angel o'er the dying
Who die in righteousness, she lean'd.

Byron.-Don Juan, Canto II. Stanza 144.

O, the more angel she, And you the blacker devil!

SHAKSPERE.-Othello, Act V. Scene 2.

(Emilia to Othello.)


ANGELS.-Angels and ministers of grace, defend us !

SHAKSPERE.-Hamlet, Act I. Scene 4.

(The Ghost scene.) ANGER.-Why, look you, how you storm! I would be friends with you, and have your love.

SHAKSPERE.-Merchant of Venice, Act I, Scene 3.

(Shylock to Antonio.)

In a troubled sea of passion toss'd.
Milton.-Paradise Lost, Book X. Line 718.

Anger is like
A full-hot horse ; who, being allow'd his way,
Self-mettle tires him.

SHAKSPERE.-King Henry VIII., Act I. Scene 1.
(Norfolk to Buckinghain.)

Never anger Made good guard for itself.

SHAKSPERE.-Anthony and Cleopatra, Act IV.

Scene 1. (Mecænas to Cæsar.) You shall see—I'll sweeten her, and she'll cool like a dish of tea.

Colley CIBBER.—The Careless Husband, Act IV.

Scene 1.

And to be wroth with one we love
Doth work like madness in the brain.

COLERIDGE.-Christabel, Part II.

ANGUISH.-One pain is lessen'd by another's anguish;
One desperate grief cures with another's languish.

SHAKSPERE.—Romeo and Juliet, Act I. Scene 2.

(Benvolio to Romeo.)

ANNALS. -The short and simple annals of the poor.

GRAY.-Elegy, Verse 8. ANNIHILATE.—Ye gods, annihilate but space and time, And make two lovers happy.

POPE.-Martin Scribleras, Chapter XI. ANTICIPATION.–Well, Sir Anthony, since you desire it,

we will not anticipate the past; so mind, young people, our retrospection will now be all to the future.

SIERIDAY.-The Rivals, Act IV. Scene 2.

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