|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
| The ever whirling wheel|
Spenser.On Mutability, Canto VI. Line 1.
|Change but the name, of thee the tale is told.|
Horace.Sat. I. Book I. Line 89. (Francis.)
|Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots?|
Jeremiah, Chap. xiii. Ver. 23.
|Whateer the passion, knowledge, fame, or pelf,|
Not one will change his neighbour with himself.
Pope.Essay on Man, Epi. II. Line 261.
|Where yet was ever found a mother|
Whod give her booby for another?
Gay.Fable III. Line 33.
|A change came oer the spirit of my dream.|
Byron.The Dream, Line 75.
| Fear of change|
Milton.Paradise Lost, Book I.
|No:Let the eagle change his plume,|
The leaf its hue, the flower its bloom;
But ties around his heart were spun,
That could not, would not, be undone!
|The French and we still change, but heres the curse,|
They change for better, and we change for worse.
Dryden.Prologue to the Spanish Friar.
| Nothing is thought rare|
Which is not new and followed; yet we know
That what was worn some twenty years ago
Comes into grace again.
Beaumont and Fletcher.Prologue to the Noble Gentleman, Line 4.
|Alas! in truth, the man but changd his mind,|
Perhaps was sick, in love, or had not dined.
Pope.Moral Essays, Epi. I. To Sir R. Temple, Line 127.
|How changd, alas, from what it once had been!|
Tis now degraded to a public inn.
Gay.A True Story.
| The hearts|
Of all his people shall revolt from him,
And kiss the lips of unacquainted change.
Shakespeare.King John, Act III. Scene 4. (Pandulph to Lewis.)