|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|What though the field be lost!|
All is not lost; th unconquerable will,
And study of revenge, immortal hate,
And courage never to submit or yield,
And what is else not to be overcome.
Milton.Paradise Lost, Book I. Line 105.
|Dear is the spot where Christians sleep,|
And sweet the strain which angels pour;
Oh, why should we in anguish weep?
They are not lost, but gone before.
Anonymous.See R. A. Smiths Edinburgh Harmony, 1829, and Rogers Human Life.
|Such is the tale, so sad, to memory dear,|
Which oft in youth has charmd my listening ear.
H. Kirke White.Clifton Grove, Line 441.
|Good Titus could, but Charles could never say,|
Of all his royal life, he lost a day.
Duke.Poem on the Death of Charles II.
|Ive lost a daythe prince who nobly cried,|
Had been an emperor without his crown.
Dr. Young.Night II. Line 99.
|This world, tis true,|
Was made for Cæsar, but for Titus, too;
And which more blest? Who chaind his country? say,
Or he whose virtue sighd to lose a day?
Pope.Essay on Man, Epi. IV. Stanza 1.
| The delight of men,|
He who the day, when his overflowing hand
Had made no happy heart, concluded lost!
|How hard their lot who neither won nor lost!|
Anonymous.The Bucks had Dined. (Elegant Extracts.)