|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
|But quiet to quick bosoms is a hell.|
ByronChilde Harold. Canto III. St. 42.
|What sweet delight a quiet life affords.|
DrummondSonnet. P. 38.
|To husband out lifes taper at the close,|
And keep the flames from wasting by repose.
GoldsmithDeserted Village. L. 87.
|The toils of honour dignify repose.|
HooleMetastasia. Achilles in Lucias. Act III. Last Scene.
|The wind breathd soft as lovers sigh,|
And, oft renewd, seemd oft to die,
With breathless pause between,
O who, with speech of war and woes,
Would wish to break the soft repose
Of such enchanting scene!
ScottLord of the Isles. Canto IV. St. 13.
|These should be hours for necessities,|
Not for delights; times to repair our nature
With comforting repose, and not for us
To waste these times.
Henry VIII. Act V. Sc. 1. L. 3.
|Our foster-nurse of nature is repose,|
The which he lacks; that to provoke in him,
Are many simples operative, whose power
Will close the eye of anguish.
King Lear. Act IV. Sc. 4. L. 12.
|Study to be quiet.|
Thessalonians. IV. 11.
|The best of men have ever loved repose:|
They hate to mingle in the filthy fray;
Where the soul sours, and gradual rancour grows,
Imbitterd more from peevish day to day.
ThomsonThe Castle of Indolence. Canto I. St. 17.
|Dulcis et alta quies, placidæque simillima morti.|
Sweet and deep repose, very much resembling quiet death.
VergilÆneid. VI. 522.
|Deus nobis hæc otia fecit.|
God has given us this repose.
VergilEclogæ. I. 6.
|Chacun ségare, et le moins imprudent,|
Est celui-là qui plus tôt se repent.
Every one goes astray, but the least imprudent are they who repent the soonest.
VoltaireNanine. II. 10.