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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Matthew Green. (1696–1737)
 
3870
    Fling but a stone, the giant dies.
          The Spleen. Line 93.
3871
    Thus I steer my bark, and sail
On even keel, with gentle gale.
          The Spleen.
3872
    Though pleased to see the dolphins play,
I mind my compass and my way.
          The Spleen.
 
Richard Savage. (1697?–1743)
 
3873
    He lives to build, not boast, a generous race;
No tenth transmitter of a foolish face.
          The Bastard. Line 7.
3874
    May see thee now, though late, redeem thy name,
And glorify what else is damn’d to fame. 1
          Character of Foster.
 
Robert Blair. (1699–1746)
 
3875
    The Grave, dread thing!
Men shiver when thou ’rt named: Nature, appall’d,
Shakes off her wonted firmness.
          The Grave. Part i. Line 9.
3876
    The schoolboy, with his satchel in his hand,
Whistling aloud to bear his courage up. 2
          The Grave. Part i. Line 58.
3877
    Friendship! mysterious cement of the soul!
Sweetener of life! and solder of society!
          The Grave. Part i. Line 88.
3878
    Of joys departed,
Not to return, how painful the remembrance!
          The Grave. Part i. Line 109.
 
Note 1.
See Pope, Quotation 197. [back]
Note 2.
See Dryden, Quotation 105. [back]
 

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