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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.
Je n'en saurois dire le cause,
C'est que je ne vous aime pas.”
Note 13, page 146.
Quæris Alcidæ parem ?
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,
Ise willing give him leve.”
Note 15, page 154.
“ While he with watchful eye
Dryden, Absalom and Achitophel.
Note 16, page 156.
His can't be wrong whose life is in the right.
Cowley, On the Death of Crashaw.
Note 17, page 157.
See Cromwell damned to everlasting fame!
Savage, Character of Foster, 1. 46. “Damned by the Muse to everlasting fame.”
Lloyd, Epistle to a Friend.
From grave to gay, from lively to severe.
Boileau, L'Art Poétique, Chant jer, 1. 75.
Note 19, page 161.
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.
Till, mounting some tall mountain, he doth find
Drummond, Flowers of Zion.
Note 21, page 161.
Virgil, Georgics, Lib. iii. 424.
Note 22, page 169.
~ To teach him how to live,
Beilby Porteus, Death.
Note 23, page 171.
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
The Wife, St. 36.
Note 24, page 176.
“And taught the sons of men
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.
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.
Where ignorance is bliss,
Prior, To the Hon. Charles Montague. “He that increaseth knowledge, increaseth sorrow.” — Ecclesiastes i. 18.
Note 29, page 196.
Churchill, Gotham, Book II. “ Which else had wasted in the desert air.”
Lloyd, Ode at Westminster School.
Note 30, page 200.
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.
“ C'est un verre qui luit,
De Caux (comparing the world to his hour-glass).
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,
Tant qu'il marcha devant elles.”
Note 34, page 212.
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.
That cheer but not inebriate. “ [Tar-water) is of a nature so mild and benign and propor