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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Grave
 
From grave to light; from pleasant to severe.
        Dryden.—Boileau’s Art of Poetry, Canto 1.
  1
From grave to gay, from lively to severe.
        Pope.—Essay on Man, Epistle IV. Line 380.
  2
In yonder grave a Druid lies.
        Collins.—Ode on Thomson’s Death.
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        Death ends our woes,
And the kind grave shuts up the mournful scene.
        Dryden.—The Spanish Friar, Act V.
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Who’s a prince or beggar in the grave?
        Otway.—Windsor Castle, Line 265.
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Poor bird, who now that darksome bourne
Has pass’d, whence none can e’er return.
        Catullus.—The Grave, III. II. (Ramage, IV.) Shakespeare.—Hamlet, Act III. Scene 1.
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One destin’d period men in common have,
The great, the base, the coward, and the brave,
All good alike for worms, companions in the grave.
        Lansdown.—On Death.
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        The grave, dread thing!
Men shiver when thou’rt named: Nature appall’d
Shakes off her wonted firmness.
        Blair.—The Grave, Line 9.
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