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Note 11, page 145. Then he will talk good gods, how he will talk ! “Lord, how it talked!” - Beaumont and Fletcher, The Scornful Lady, Act iv. Sc. 1.

Note 12, page 145.
I do not love thee, Doctor Fell.
“ Je ne vous aime pas. Hylas,

Je n'en saurois dire le cause,
Je sais seulment une chose;

C'est que je ne vous aime pas.”
Roger de Bussy, Comte de Rabutin, Epistle 33, Book 1.

Note 13, page 146.
None but himself can be his parallel.

Quæris Alcidæ parem ?
Nemo est nisi ipse.”

Seneca, Hercules Furens, Act i. Sc. 1.

Note 14, page 147.

Here lies what once was Matthew Prior. The following epitaph was written long previously to the time of Prior:

"Johnnie Carnegie lais heer.

Descendit of Adam and Eve,
Gif ony con gang hieher,

Ise willing give him leve.

Note 15, page 154.
Eye nature's walks, shoot folly as it flies.

“ While he with watchful eye
Observes and shoots their treasons as they fly.”

Dryden, Absalom and Achitophel.

Note 16, page 156.
For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight;

His can't be wrong whose life is in the right.
“His faith perhaps, in some nice tenets, might
Be wrong; his life, I'm sure, was in the right.

Cowley, On the Death of Crashaw.

Note 17, page 157.
Or ravished with the whistling of a name,

See Cromwell damned to everlasting fame!
“May see thee now, though late, redeem thy name,
And glorify what else is damned to fame.”

Savage, Character of Foster, 1. 46. “Damned by the Muse to everlasting fame.”

Lloyd, Epistle to a Friend.
Note 18, page 158.
Formed by thy converse, happily to steer

From grave to gay, from lively to severe.
“Heureux qui, dans ses vers, sait d'une voix légère
Passer du grave au doux, du plaisant au sévère.”

Boileau, L'Art Poétique, Chant jer, 1. 75.

Note 19, page 161.
A little learning is a dangerous thing ;

Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring. “A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion.” — Lord Bacon, Essay on Atheism.

Note 20, page 161.
Hills peep o'er hills, and Alps on Alps arise.
“Ah! as a pilgrim who the Alps doth pass,

Till, mounting some tall mountain, he doth find
More heights before him than he left behind.”

Drummond, Flowers of Zion.

Note 21, page 161.
That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along.
" Solvuntur, tardosque trahit sinus ultimus orbes.”

Virgil, Georgics, Lib. iii. 424.

Note 22, page 169.
There taught us how to live; and (oh! too high
The price for knowledge) taught us how to die.

~ To teach him how to live,
And oh! still harder lesson! how to die.”

Beilby Porteus, Death.

Note 23, page 171.
In part she is to blame that has been tried ;

He comes too near, that comes to be denied. The Lady's Resolve was a fugitive piece, written on a window by Lady Montague after her marriage (1713). These lines were taken from Overbury :

“In part to blame is she
Which hath without consent bin only tride;
He comes too neere that comes to be denide.”

The Wife, St. 36.

Note 24, page 176.
Man makes a death, which nature never made.

And taught the sons of men
To make a death which Nature never made.”

Beilby Porteus, Death.

Note 25, page 179.

And men talk only to conceal their mind. It is impossible to trace this saying to any particular source. The germ of the thought is to be found in Jeremy Taylor ; Lloyd, South, Butler, Young, and Goldsmith have repeated it after him.

Note 26, page 189.
Words are women,

deeds are men.
“ Words are women, and deeds are men.”

Sir Thomas Bodley, Letter to his Librarian, 1604. “Words are for women; actions for men."

Thomas Fuller, Gnomologia.

Note 28, page 193. A fellow-feeling makes one wondrous kind. “I would help others, out of a fellow-feeling.” — Burton, Anatomy of Melancholy, Democritus to the Reader. “Non ignara mali, miseris succurrere disco.”

Virgil, Æneid, Lib. i. 630.
Note 28, page 194.

Where ignorance is bliss,
T is folly to be wise.
“From ignorance our comfort flows,
The only wretched are the wise.”

Prior, To the Hon. Charles Montague. “He that increaseth knowledge, increaseth sorrow.” Ecclesiastes i. 18.

Note 29, page 196.
And waste its sweetness on the desert air.
“Nor waste their sweetness in the desert air."

Churchill, Gotham, Book II. “ Which else had wasted in the desert air.”

Lloyd, Ode at Westminster School.

Note 30, page 200.
And learn the luxury of doing good.
“For all their luxury was doing good.”

Garth, Claremont, 1. 148. “He tried the luxury of doing good.”

Crabbe, Tales of the Castle, Book III.

Note 31, page 201.

I see the lords of human kind pass by. “Lord of human kind.” – Dryden, The Spanish Friar, Act ii. Sc. 1.

Note 32, page 202.
A breath can make them as a breath has made.

“ C'est un verre qui luit,
Qu'un souffle peut détruire, et qu'un souffle a produit.”

De Caux (comparing the world to his hour-glass).
“Who pants for glory finds but short repose ;
A breath revives him, or a breath o’erthrows."

Pope, Horace, Book ii. Epistle 1.

Note 33, page 206.

Elegy on Mrs. Mary Blaize. This poem is taken almost verbatim from Chanson sur le fameux La Pulisse, which is attributed to Bernard de la Monnoye.

“On dit que dans ses amours

Il fut caressé des belles,
Qui le suivirent toujours,

Tant qu'il marcha devant elles.”

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Note 34, page 212.
Of dropping buckets into empty wells,

And growing old in drawing nothing up. He has spent all his life in letting down empty buckets into empty wells; and he is frittering away his age in trying to draw them up again.” — Memoirs of Sydney Smith.

Note 35, page 212.

The cups,

That cheer but not inebriate. “ [Tar-water) is of a nature so mild and benign and propor

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