|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|O Britain, infamous for suicide!|
An island in thy manners; far disjoind
From the whole world of rationals beside!
Dr. Young.Night V. Line 442.
|He is dead, Cæsar;|
Not by a public minister of justice;
Nor by a hired knife; but that self hand,
Which writ his honour in the acts it did.
Shakespeare.Antony and Cleopatra, Act V. Scene 1. (Dercetas to Octavius Cæsar.)
|How! leap into the pit our life to save?|
To save our life leap all into the grave?
Cowper.The Needless Alarm, Line 107.
|This is that rest this vain world lends,|
To end in death that all things ends.
S. Daniel.Cleopatra, last Lines.
|Beware of desperate steps. The darkest day,|
Live till to-morrow, will have passd away.
Cowper.The Needless Alarm, Line 132.
|Bid abhorrence hiss it round the world.|
Dr. Young.Night V. Line 449.