|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|The honest heart thats free frae a|
Intended fraud or guile,
However Fortune kick the ba
Has aye some cause to smile.
Burns.Epi. To Davie, Verse 3.
|The heart ayes the part aye,|
That makes us right or wrang.
Burns.Epi. To Davie, Verse 5.
|Alas! by some degree of woe|
We every bliss must gain:
The heart can neer a transport know
That never feels a pain.
Lyttleton.A Song, A.D. 1732.
|He hath a heart as sound as a bell, and his tongue is the clapper; for what his heart thinks his tongue speaks.|
Shakespeare.Much Ado About Nothing, Act III. Scene 2. (Don Pedro in praise of Benedick.)
|1. O, Hamlet! thou hast cleft my heart in twain.|
2. O throw away the worser part of it,
And live the purer with the other half.
Shakespeare.Hamlet, Act III. Scene 4. (To his Mother.)
|And nature gave thee, open to distress,|
A heart to pity, and a hand to bless.
Churchill.Prophecy of Famine.
|With every pleasing, every prudent part,|
Say, what can Chloe want? She wants a heart.
Pope.Moral Essays, Epi. II. Line 159.
|The poor too often turn away unheard,|
From hearts that shut against them with a sound
That will be heard in heaven.
Longfellow.The Spanish Student, Act II. sc. 1.
|I will wear my heart upon my sleeve|
For daws to peck at; I am not what I am.
Shakespeare.Othello, Act I. Scene 1. (Iago to Roderigo before Brabantios house.)
|The turnpike road to peoples hearts, I find,|
Lies through their [mouths,] or I mistake mankind.
Dr. Wolcot.Peters Prophecy, ed. 1790. Pa. 116.
|Flatterys the turnpike road to Fortunes door.|
Wolcot.Ode 10, Last Verse, A.D. 1785.
|Heavens sovereign saves all beings but himself|
That hideous sighta naked human heart.
Dr. Young.Night III. Line 226.
|Oh, tigers heart, wrappd in a womans hide!|
Shakespeare.King Henry VI., Part III. Act I. Scene 4. (York to Queen Margaret, who had induced Clifford to kill Rutland.)
|In aught that tries the heart, how few withstand the proof!|
Byron.Childe Harold, Canto II. Stanza 66.
|The day drags through, though storms keep out the sun;|
And thus the heart will break, yet brokenly live on.
Byron.Childe Harold, Canto III. Stanza 32.
|Never morning wore|
To evening, but some heart did break.
Tennyson.In Memoriam, 6, Verse 2.
|Leap hearts to lips, and in our kisses meet.|
Fletcher.Loves Cure, Act III. Scene 2.
|The precious porcelain of human clay.|
Byron.Don Juan, Canto IV. Stanza 11.
|None but God can satisfy the longings of an immortal soul; that as the heart was made for Him, so He only can fill it.|
Trench.On the Prodigal Son, Page 381, Ed. 9.
|Do you think that any one can move the heart but He that made it?|
John Lyly.Euphues, Page 334, (Reprint 1868.)
|Who made the heart, tis He alone,|
Decidedly can try us,
He knows each chordits various tone
Each spring its various bias:
Then at the balance lets be mute,
We never can adjust it;
Whats done we partly may compute,
But know not whats resisted.
Burns.Address to the Unco Guid, Verse 8.