John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
(continued) George Chapman. (1559?1634) 338
Enough s as good as a feast. 1
Eastward Ho. Act iii. Sc. 2. 339
Fair words never hurt the tongue. 2
Eastward Ho. Act iv. Sc. 1. 340
Let pride go afore, shame will follow after. 3
Eastward Ho. Act iv. Sc. 1. 341
I will neither yield to the song of the siren nor the voice of the hyena, the tears of the crocodile nor the howling of the wolf.
Eastward Ho. Act v. Sc. 1. 342
As night the life-inclining stars best shows, So lives obscure the starriest souls disclose.
Epilogue to Translations. 343
Promise is most given when the least is said.
Musæus of Hero and Leander.
William Warner. (1558?1609) 344
With that she dasht her on the lippes, So dyed double red: Hard was the heart that gave the blow, Soft were those lips that bled.
Albions England. Book viii. chap. xli. stanza 53. 345
We thinke no greater blisse then such To be as be we would, When blessed none but such as be The same as be they should.
Albions England. Book x. chap. lix. stanza 68.
Sir Richard Holland. 346
O Douglas, O Douglas! Tendir and trewe.
The Buke of the Howlat. Stanza xxxi. 4