|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|It is to me surprising, that out of the multitudes who feel a pleasure in getting an estate, few or none should taste a satisfaction in bestowing it.|
Fielding.An Old Man Taught Wisdom, Act I. Scene 1.
|Talk what you will of taste, my friend, youll find|
Two of a face as soon as of a mind.
Pope.Imitations of Horace, Book II. Epi. II. Line 268.
|We taste the fragrance of the rose.|
Akenside.Pleasures of May, Book II. Line 76.
| Through the verdant maze|
Of sweet-brier hedges I pursue my walk,
Or taste the smell of dairy.
|They never taste who always drink;|
They always talk who never think.
Prior.On a passage in the Scaligeriana.
|Taste your legs, sir; put them to motion.|
Shakespeare.Twelfth Night, Act III. Scene 1. (Sir Toby Belch to Viola.)
|I have heard of some kind of men that put quarrels purposely on others, to taste their valour.|
Shakespeare.Twelfth Night, Act III. Scene 4. (Viola to Sir Toby.)
|Come, give us a taste of your quality.|
Shakespeare.Hamlet, Act II. Scene 2. (Hamlet to the Players.)
|Adieu, Mr. Gil Blas, I wish you all manner of prosperity with a little more taste.|
Le Sage.Gil Blas, Book VII. Chap. iv. Last Lines.