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Note 1, page 22.
Menander.* “Bonos corrumpunt mores congressus mali.”
Tertullian, Ad Uxorem, Lib. I. c. 8.
Note 2, page 37.
All that glisters is not gold.
Spenser, Faerie Queene. II. viii. 14.
Note 3, page 49.
Sophocles, Ajax, 1. 824.
Note 4, page 60.
Marlowe, Lust's Dominion.
* Dübner's edition of his Fragments, appended to Aristophanes in Didot's Bibliotheca Græca, p. 102, 1. 102.
Note 5, page 96.
As You Like It, Act iü. Sc. 2.
Note 6, page 97.
Comparisons are odious. See Burton, Anatomy of Melancholy, Pt. III. Sc. 3, Mem. I. , Subs. 2.
Note 7, page 102.
Isaac Watts, Against Lying.
Note 8, page 122.
“As sweet and musical
Love's Labor 's Lost, Act iv. Sc. 3.
Note 9, page 135.
Barton Booth, p. 209.
Note 10, page 141.
Byron, Don Juan, Canto iv. St. 2.
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. l.
Note 12, page 145.
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 ler, 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.
In part she is to blame that has been tried ;
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 to any particular source.
of the thought is to be found in Jeremy Taylor ; Lloyd, South, Butler, Young, and Goldsmith have repeated it after him.