|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
| Oh, Sir! the good die first,|
And they whose hearts are dry as summers dust
Burn to the socket.
Wordsworth.The Excursion, Book I. Page 21.
|Are you good men and true?|
Shakespeare.Much Ado About Nothing, Act III. Scene 1. (Dogberry to his Men.)
|Warm in the glorious interest you pursue,|
And, in one word, a good man and a true.
Prior.To Harley, and see Francis Horace, Book I. Epistle 9; Popes Odyssey, Book XIV. Line 392.
|They led me to a good man and a wise.|
|When Fortune means to men most good,|
She looks upon them with a threatning eye.
Shakespeare.King John, Act III. Scene 4. (Pandulph to Lewis.)
|There is some soul of goodness in things evil,|
Would men observingly distil it out.
Shakespeare.Henry V., Act IV. Scene 1. (The King to Gloster.)
|He has more goodness in his little finger|
Than you have in your whole body.
Swift.Marys Letter to Dr. Sheridan.
|Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame.|
Pope.Epilogue to Sat., Dialogue I. Line 136.
|Pretending public good to serve their own.|
Dryden.Absalom and Achitophel, Part I. Line 497.
|If the motive right were understood,|
His daily pleasure is in doing good.
Gay.Epistle IV.; Dr. Young, Sat. V. Line 353.
|Hard was their lodging, homely was their food,|
For all their luxury was doing good.
Garth.Claremont, Line 148.
|Now, at a certain time, in pleasant mood,|
He tried the luxury of doing good.
Crabbe.Tales of the Hall, Book III.; Goldsmith, The Traveller, Line 22.
| Good, the more|
Communicated, more abundant grows.
Milton.Paradise Lost, Book V. Line 71.
|Good-morrow to you both.|
Shakespeare.King Lear, Act II. Scene 4. (Lear to Cornwall and Regan.)
|If they do, good-night to our good days.|
Geo. Chapman.The Widows Tears, Act I. Scene 1.
|Good-morrow to your night-cap.|
OKeefe.The Poor Soldier, Act I. Scene 1.
|To all, to each, a fair good-night,|
And pleasing dreams, and slumbers light.