|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
| No man can mortgage his injustice as a pawn for his fidelity.|
BurkeReflections on the Revolution in France.
|I never will desert Mr. Micawber.|
DickensDavid Copperfield. Ch. XII.
|Thou givest life and love for Greece and Right:|
I will stand by thee lest thou shouldst be weak,
Not weak of soul.I will but hold in sight
Thy marvelous beauty.Here is
She you seek!
W. J. LintonIphigenia at Aulis.
|So spake the seraph Abdiel, faithful found,|
Among the faithless faithful only he.
MiltonParadise Lost. Bk. V. L. 896.
|Be not the first by whom the new are tried,|
Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
PopeEssay on Criticism. L. 336.
|Pleasd to the last he crops the flowery food,|
And licks the hand just raisd to shed his blood.
PopeEssay on Man. Ep. I. L. 83.
|Pretio parata vincitur pretio fides.|
Fidelity bought with money is overcome by money.
|Poscunt fidem secunda, at adversa exigunt.|
Prosperity asks for fidelity; adversity exacts it.
| O, where is loyalty?|
If it be banishd from the frosty head,
Where shall it find a harbour in the earth?
Henry VI. Pt. II. Act V. Sc. 1. L. 166.
|You draw me, you hard-hearted adamant;|
But yet you draw not iron, for my heart
Is true as steel.
Midsummer Nights Dream. Act II. Sc. 1. L. 195.
|To be true to each other, let appen what maäy|
Till the end o the daäy
An the last loäd hoäm.
TennysonThe Promise of May. Song. Act II.
|To God, thy countrie, and thy friend be true.|
VaughanRules and Lessons. St. 8.