|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
|Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel,|
He nursed the pinion, which impelld the steel.
ByronEnglish Bards and Scotch Reviewers. L. 823.
| Thou wilt lament|
Hereafter, when the evil shall be done
And shall admit no cure.
HomerIliad. Bk. LX. L. 308. Bryants trans.
| No simple word|
That shall be uttered at our mirthful board,
Shall make us sad next morning; or affright
The liberty that well enjoy to-night.
Ben JonsonEpigram CI.
|O lost days of delight, that are wasted in doubting and waiting!|
O lost hours and days in which we might have been happy!
LongfellowTales of a Wayside Inn. Pt. III. The Theologians Tale. Elizabeth.
| For who, alas! has lived,|
Nor in the watches of the night recalled
Words he has wished unsaid and deeds undone.
Saml RogersReflections. L. 52.
|I could have better spard a better man.|
Henry IV. Pt. I. Act V. Sc. 4. L. 104.