|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|A smile that glowd|
Celestial rosy red, loves proper hue.
Milton.Paradise Lost, Book VIII. Line 618.
| Struck blind with beauty!|
Shot with a womans smile.
Beaumont and Fletcher.Knight of Malta, Act II. Scene 3.
|Seldom he smiles; and smiles in such a sort,|
As if he mockd himself, and scornd his spirit,
That could be moved to smile at any thing.
Shakespeare.Julius Cæsar, Act I. Scene 2. (Cæsar to Antony, expressing his dislike of Cassius.)
|She turnd to him and smiled, but in that sort|
Which makes not others smile.
Byron.Don Juan, Canto IV. Stanza 23.
|The smiler with the knife under his cloak.|
Chaucer.(Saunders.) Vol. I. Page 47.
|I can smile, and murther while I smile.|
Shakespeare.King Henry VI., Part III. Act III. Scene 2. (Gloster soliloquising on the destruction of Edward and his Line.)
|One may smile, and smile, and be a villain.|
Shakespeare.Hamlet, Act I. Scene 5. (Ruminating on what the Ghost has told him.)
|A man I knew who lived upon a smile;|
And well it fed him: he lookd plump and fair,
While rankest venom foamd through every vein.
Dr. Young.Night VIII. Line 336.
|A villain with a smiling cheek.|
Shakespeare.Merchant of Venice, Act I. Scene 3. (Antonio aside to Bassanio.)
|The harper smiled, well-pleased; for neer|
Was flattry lost on poets ear:
A simple race! they waste their toil
For the vain tribute of a smile.
Scott.Lay of the Last Minstrel, near the end.
|I in no soul-consumption wait|
Whole years at levees of the great,
And hungry hopes regale the while
On the spare diet of a smile.
Green.The Spleen, Line 440.
|So wept Aurelia, till the destined youth|
Steppd in, with his receipt for making smiles,
And blanching sables into bridal bloom.
Dr. Young.Night V. Line 583.
|Their smiles and censures are to me the same,|
I care not what they praise or what they blame.
Drydens Persius.Sat. I.