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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Youth
 
While proudly riding o’er the azure realm,
In gallant trim the gilded vessel goes;
Youth on the prow and Pleasure at the helm.
        Gray.—The Bard, Verse V. Line 10.
  1
She bears her down majestically near,
Speed on her prow, and terror in her tier.
        Byron.—The Corsair, Canto III. Stanza 15.
  2
Love upon the prow.
        Bowles.—The Spirit of Discovery, Book III. Line 266.
  3
Pleasure the servant, Virtue looking on.
        Ben Jonson.—Pleasure reconciled to Virtue.
  4
In the very May-morn of his youth,
Ripe for exploits and mighty enterprises.
        Shakespeare.—King Henry V., Act I. Scene 2. (Ely to King Henry.)
  5
        He wears the rose
Of youth upon him; from which the world should note
Something particular.
        Shakespeare.—Antony and Cleopatra, Act III. Scene 4. (Antony to Euphronius and Cleopatra.)
  6
In the lexicon of youth which fate reserves
For a bright manhood, there is no such word
As—fail.
        E. B. Lytton.—Richelieu, Act II. Scene 2.
  7
A youth of frolics, an old age of cards.
        Pope.—Moral Essay, To a Lady, Epi. II. Line 244.
  8
From thoughtless youth to ruminating age.
        Cowper.—Progress of Error, Line 24.
  9
And made youth younger, and taught life to live.
        Dr. Young.—Night V. Line 796.
  10
O ye who teach the ingenuous youth of nations—
  Holland, France, England, Germany, or Spain—
I pray ye flog them upon all occasions,
  It mends their morals—never mind the pain.
        Byron.—Don Juan, Canto II. Stanza 1.
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