|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|New-made honour doth forget mens names;|
Tis too respective, and too sociable.
Shakespeare.King John, Act I. Scene 1. (The Bastard.)
| I am glad to see you well,|
Horatioor I do forget myself.
Shakespeare.Hamlet, Act I. Scene 2. (Hamlet.)
|Men are men; the best sometimes forget.|
Shakespeare.Othello, Act II. Scene 3. (Iago to Othello.)
|We like not this; thou dost forget thyself.|
Shakespeare.King John, Act III. Scene 1. (The King to the Bastard.)
|Steep my senses in forgetfulness.|
Shakespeare.King Henry IV., Part II. Act III. Scene 1. (The King.)
|Forget thyself to marble.|
|Though cold like you, unmovd and silent grown,|
I have not yet forgot myself to stone.
Pope.Eloisa to Abelard, Line 23.
|Of all affliction taught a lover yet,|
Tis sure the hardest science to forget!
Pope.Eloisa to Abelard, Line 189.
|How happy is the blameless vestals lot;|
The world forgetting, by the world forgot!
Pope.Eloisa to Abelard, Line 207.
|Have you forgot all sense of place and duty?|
Shakespeare.Othello, Act II. Scene 3. (Iago rebuking the Lieutenant and Sir Montano for the brawl.)
|Can a woman forget her sucking child?|
Isaiah, Chap. xlix. Ver. 15.
|Can the fond mother from herself depart,|
Can she forget the darling of her heart,
The little darling whom she bore and bred,
Nursd on her knees and at her bosom fed?
Churchill.Gotham, Book III.
|The bridegroom may forget the bride|
Was made his wedded wife yestreen;
The monarch may forget the crown
That on his head an hour has been;
The mother may forget the child
That smiles sae sweetly on her knee;
But Ill remember thee, Glencairn,
And all that thou hast done for me!
Burns.Lament for Glencairn.
|For who, to dumb forgetfulness a prey,|
This pleasing, anxious being eer resignd;
Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day,
Nor cast one longing, lingering look behind.
Gray.Elegy, Verse 22.
|In the infinite meadows of heaven|
Blossomed the lovely stars, the forget-me-nots of the Angels.
Longfellow.Evangeline, I. iii.