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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Edward Young. (1683–1765) (continued)
 
3317
    Woes cluster. Rare are solitary woes;
They love a train, they tread each other’s heel. 1
          Night Thoughts. Night iii. Line 63.
3318
    Beautiful as sweet,
And young as beautiful, and soft as young,
And gay as soft, and innocent as gay!
          Night Thoughts. Night iii. Line 81.
3319
    Lovely in death the beauteous ruin lay;
And if in death still lovely, lovelier there;
Far lovelier! pity swells the tide of love. 2
          Night Thoughts. Night iii. Line 104.
3320
    Heaven’s Sovereign saves all beings but himself
That hideous sight,—a naked human heart.
          Night Thoughts. Night iii. Line 226.
3321
    The knell, the shroud, the mattock, and the grave,
The deep damp vault, the darkness and the worm.
          Night Thoughts. Night iv. Line 10.
3322
    Man makes a death which Nature never made.
          Night Thoughts. Night iv. Line 15.
3323
    And feels a thousand deaths in fearing one.
          Night Thoughts. Night iv. Line 17.
3324
    Wishing, of all employments, is the worst.
          Night Thoughts. Night iv. Line 71.
3325
    Man wants but little, nor that little long. 3
          Night Thoughts. Night iv. Line 118.
3326
    A God all mercy is a God unjust.
          Night Thoughts. Night iv. Line 233.
3327
    ’T is impious in a good man to be sad.
          Night Thoughts. Night iv. Line 676.
3328
    A Christian is the highest style of man. 4
          Night Thoughts. Night iv. Line 788.
3329
    Men may live fools, but fools they cannot die.
          Night Thoughts. Night iv. Line 843.
3330
    By night an atheist half believes a God.
          Night Thoughts. Night v. Line 177.
3331
    Early, bright, transient, chaste as morning dew,
She sparkled, was exhal’d and went to heaven. 5
          Night Thoughts. Night v. Line 600.
 
Note 1.
See Shakespeare, Hamlet, Quotation 196. [back]
Note 2.
See Beaumont and Fletcher, Quotation 24. Dryden, Quotation 46. [back]
Note 3.
Man wants but little here below,
Nor wants that little long.
Oliver Goldsmith: The Hermit, stanza 8. [back]
Note 4.
See Dryden, Quotation 17. [back]
Note 5.
See Dryden, Quotation 37. [back]
 

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