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Line 3. I come to pluck your berries, harsh and crude, And, with forced fingers rude, Shatter
leaves before the mellowing year.
Save the cricket on the hearth.
Line 99. Presenting Thebes, or Pelops' line, Or the tale of Troy divine.
Or call up him that left half told
Line 75. Meadows trim with daisies pied.
1612 - 1680.
· Part iii. Canto i. Line 1277.
1631 - 1700.
Conquest of Granada.
Part ii. Act i. Sc. 2.
Essay on Dramatic Poetry. The spectacles of books.
Quos læserunt, et oderunt.”. - SENECA, De Ira, Lib. II. cap. xxxiii.
“ Proprium humani ingenii est, odisse, quem læseris.” — TaciTUS, Agricola, 42. 4
Cymon and Iphigenia.
Stout once a month they march, a blustering band, And ever, but in times of need, at hand.
Of seeming arms to make a short essay,
A lucid interval.
The Revenger's Tragedy. Act iii. Sc. 1. 1607. A drunkard clasp his teeth, and not undo 'em To suffer wet damnation to run through 'em.
1663 - 1712.
Upon a Giant's Angling.
Orpheus and Eurydice. Line 134. .
Faint heart ne'er won fair lady.*
*“And let us mind, faint heart ne'er won
A lady fair.”
DR. WALTER POPE.
The Old Man's Wish.
grow wiser and better as my strength wears away.
Alexander the Great.
Act ii. Sc. 2.
’T is beauty calls and glory leads the way.
1664 - 1721.
A Better Answer. Odds life! must one swear to the truth of a song ?
That, if weak woman went astray,
The end must justify the means.
1671 - 1757.
Act iii. Sc. 1.
The aspiring youth that fired the Ephesian dome, Outlives in fame the pious fool that raised it.
Act v. Sc. 1.
Hark, from the tents The armorers accomplishing the knights, With clink of hammers closing rivets up, Give dreadful note of preparation.
1672 - 1719.
Cato. Act i. Sc. 1.
Blesses his stars and thinks it luxury.
1667 - 1745.
My Lady's Lamentation. Hail fellow! well met ! 48