3. ADORATION: (See Admiration, Reverence, Affection.)

Colloquial. a--Mother, dear mother, I adore the very ground you tread on.


140 speak again, bright angel, for thou art

As glorious to this night, being o'er my head,
As is a winged messenger of heaven.

SHAKESPEARE, Romeo and Juliet, ii, 2. 4. ADVICE:

Colloquial. a—Of course, it's your money, and you can do what you

like with it, but if I were you I would save it. bIf I were you I would wear your pink, it is so much

prettier than the red. C—My advice is, gentlemen, to throw this whole thing

up; if we succeed it will do us no good, and if we fail it will do us harm.


d-I'll tell you what you shall do. Our general's wife

is now the general; confess yourself freely to her; importune her help to put you in your place again.

SHAKESPEARE, Othello, ii, 3.

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Colloquial. a—Hello, old chum, I'm so glad to see you ; how well

you are looking! Shake again!
6Good-by, mother. Hope you'll have a lovely trip.

Don't mind me, I'll be all right.
C—Come here, little sister, and let me take you on my

knees. You are the sweetest little, dearest little
um-um (kissing her).

d–The dearest friend to me, the kindest man,

The best condition’d and unwearied spirit
In doing courtesies.

SHAKESPEARE, Merchant of Venice, iii, 2. e—This royal throne of kings, this sceptered isle,

This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars,
This other Eden, demi-paradise; . . .
This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England !

SHAKESPEARE, Richard II, ii, 1. 6. AGITATION: (See Excitement, Fear.)

7. AGGRIEVANCE: (See Reproach.)

Colloquial. AMI feel liurt. It's unkind. b-I stood by you through thick and thin, and now you

turn around and abuse me. It's mean, to say the

least. C-Yes, sir, I introduced that gentleman to this house; I

procured him a good position, and now, sir, when he has risen to power he turns upon me.

That's gratitude for you.


Brutus hath riv'd my heart:
A friend should bear his friend's infirmities,
But Brutus makes mine greater than they are.

SHAKESPEARE, Julius Caesar, iv, 3. 8. AGONY:

Colloquial. 040, open the door. You are crushing my finger !

0-0-0! 6—0, mother, the pain is awful! O, my head, my head !

Classical. - Desdemona! dead? Desdemona ! dead? oh, oh!

SHAKESPEARE, Othello, v, 2.

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d–0 all you host of heaven! O earth! what else?

And shall I couple hell? O fie! Hold, my heart;
And you, my sinews, grow not instant old,
But bear me stiffly up!


a—Gone to be married. Married ! Well, did you ever!
bWhat! Our club beaten? It's impossible. Beaten?

I can't believe it.
-What? The society will lose its charter? The mem-

bers will be turned out? Disgraced ? I am amazed !

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d- What! fifty of my followers at a clap !
Within a fortnight?

SHAKESPEARE, King Lear, i, 4.
e-Gone to be married! Gone to swear a peace !
False blood to false blood joined ! Gone to be

friends! Shall Lewis have Blanch ? and Blanch those provinces ?

SHAKESPEARE, King John, iii, 1.

10. AMBITION: (See Determination, Assertion, Admiration.)

a-Let us make this the greatest organization in Amer-
ica. We can, we will.

b—We'll both together lift our heads to heaven;

And never more abase our sight so low,
As to vouchsafe one glance unto the ground.

SHAKESPEARE, Henry VI, II, i, 2. 11. ANGER:

Colloquial. a-You cur! Strike that little boy again and I'll thrash

you on the spot!

b-Angry? Who wouldn't be angry? He called me a

thief. C—Keep calm ? I'll not keep calm ; do you think I shall

see my honor attacked and not resent it? O, youyou.


d–Villains ! you did not so, when your vile daggers

Hack'd one another in the sides of Caesar:
You show'd your teeth like apes, and fawn'd like

And bow'd like bondmen, kissing Caesar's feet;
Whilst ... Casca like a cur, behind,
Struck Caesar on the neck. O you flatterers !

SHAKESPEARE, Julius Caesar, v, 1.

12. ANGUISH: (See Agony, Remorse.)


a-I told
you once. How

times do

you want me to
tell you?
b—Will you cease annoying me just for one minute ?

I've no patience with this sort of thing; it's childish.


(-0, I could divide myself and go to buffets, for moving

such a dish of skimmed milk with so honorable an action!

SHAKESPEARE, Henry IV, I, ii, 3.

14. ANTITHESIS: (See Comparison.)


Colloquial. -That's good, but this is bad. 6George is sharp, Will is dull; George is thoughtful,

Will is careless.

C- Let's kill him boldly but not wrathfully;

Let's carve him as a dish fit for the gods,
Not hew him as a carcass fit for hounds.

SHAKESPEARE, Julius Caesar, ii, 1. 15. ANXIETY:

Colloquial. a—Sh! here comes the teacher! If she catches us here

we are in for it. Listen! That's her footstep! 0, what will we do? Hark! She's going to the next room. No—0, dear!

b—Alack! I am afraid they have awak'd

And 'tis not done :—the attempt, and not the deed,
Confounds us. Hark! I laid their daggers ready,
He could not miss them.

SHAKESPEARE, Macbeth, ii, 2.

16. APPEAL: (See Entreaty, Coaxing.)

Colloquial. a—The others wouldn't, but you will. O, do, please. 6–1 appeal to you, sir, was it fair? Would you have

submitted to this treatment yourself?

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I beseech you,
Wrest once the law to your authority:
To do a great right, do a little wrong.

SHAKESPEARE, Merchant of Venice, iv, 1.

17. APPREHENSION: (See Fear.)


-I' am afraid it's lost; 1 guess we are in for it.
6—0 what if we have made a mistake!

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