John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
(continued) John Bunyan. (16281688) 2912
The palace Beautiful.
Pilgrims Progress. Part i. 2913
They came to the Delectable Mountains.
Pilgrims Progress. Part i. 2914
Some things are of that nature as to make Ones fancy chuckle, while his heart doth ache.
The Authors Way of sending forth his Second Part of the Pilgrim. 2915
He that is down needs fear no fall. 1
Pilgrims Progress. Part ii.
Sir William Temple. (16281699) 2916
Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of ages through which they have passed.
Ancient and Modern Learning. 2917
No clap of thunder in a fair frosty day could more astonish the world than our declaration of war against Holland in 1672.
Memoirs. Vol. ii. p. 255. 2918
When all is done, human life is, at the greatest and the best, but like a froward child, that must be played with and humoured a little to keep it quiet till it falls asleep, and then the care is over.
Miscellanea. Part ii. Of Poetry.
John Tillotson. (16301694) 2919
If God were not a necessary Being of himself, he might almost seem to be made for the use and benefit of men. 2
William Stoughton. (16311701) 2920
God sifted a whole nation that he might send choice grain over into this wilderness. 3
Election Sermon at Boston, April 29, 1669.