|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Make the men sit down.|
St. Johns Gospel, Chap. vi. Ver. 10. (Jesus to Andrew.)
|Let the men cross!|
Sir Arthur Wellesley.
| [A pithy command of Sir Arthur to Col. Waters on crossing the Douro with a boat and twenty-five men.Sheerers Memoirs of Wellington, p. 210.]|| 3|
|Be strong, and quit yourselves like men.|
Samuel, Book I. Chap. IV. Ver. 9. Homers Iliad, Book XV. Line 567.
|Be of good courage, and let us play the men for our people.|
Samuel, Book II. Chap. x. Ver. 12.
|Play the men.|
Shakespeare.The Tempest, Act I. Scene 1. (Alonzo to the Boatswain.)
| In an age|
When men were men, and not ashamed of heaven.
Dr. Young.Night VIII. Line 11.
|Then men were men, but now the greater part|
Beasts are in life, and women are in heart.
Hall.Bishop of Norwich, Sat. VI.
|Remember this, and shew yourselves men.|
Isaiah, Chap. xlvi. Ver. viii.
|These men are fortunes jewels, moulded bright,|
Brought forth with their own fire and light.
Cowley.The Motto, Line 9.
|Men are the sport of circumstances, when|
The circumstances seem the sport of men.
Byron.Don Juan, Canto V. Stanza 17.
|Men are but children of a larger growth.|
Dryden.All for Love, Act IV. Scene 1.Dr. Watts, in his Improvement of the Mind, Part II. Chap. V.; and Robert Lloyd, in his Epistle to Colman, are identical with Seneca in the next quotation.
|They are but children too, though they have grey hairs: they are indeed of a larger size.|
Seneca.On Anger, Chap. VIII.
|To each his sufferings: all are men,|
Condemnd alike to groan;
The tender for anothers pain,
The unfeeling for his own.
Gray.Prospect of Eton College, Stanza 10.
|Of such materials wretched men were made.|
Byron.The Lament of Tasso, Stanza VI. Line 11.
| Men must endure|
Their going hence, even as their coming hither.
Shakespeare.King Lear, Act V. Scene 2.
|Let me have men about me that are fat;|
Sleek-headed men, and such as sleep o nights;
Yond Cassius has a lean and hungry look,
He thinks too much: such men are dangerous.
Shakespeare.Julius Cæsar, Act I. Scene 2.
Are masters to their females, and their lords;
Then let your will attend on their awards.
Shakespeare.Comedy of Errors, Act II. Scene 1. (Luciana to Adriana.)