|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
| H had got a hurt|
O th inside of a deadlier sort.
ButlerHudibras. Pt. I. Canto III. L. 309.
|What deep wounds ever closed without a scar?|
The hearts bleed longest, and but heal to wear
That which disfigures it.
ByronChilde Harold. Canto III. St. 84.
| La blessure est pour vous, la douleur est pour moi.|
The wound is for you, but the pain is for me.
Charles IX. to Coligny, who was fatally wounded in the massacre of St. Bartholomews Day.
|Tempore ducetur longo fortasse cicatrix;|
Horrent admotas vulnera cruda manus.
A wound will perhaps become tolerable with length of time; but wounds which are raw shudder at the touch of the hands.
OvidEpistolæ Ex Ponto. I. 3. 15.
|Saucius ejurat pugnam gladiator, et idem|
Immemor antiqui vulneris arma capit.
The wounded gladiator forswears all fighting, but soon forgetting his former wound resumes his arms.
OvidEpistolæ Ex Ponto. I. 5. 37.
|Thou hast wounded the spirit that loved thee|
And cherishd thine image for years;
Thou hast taught me at last to forget thee,
In secret, in silence, and tears.
Mrs. David PorterThou Hast Wounded the Spirit.
|Show you sweet Cæsars wounds, poor, poor dumb mouths,|
And bid them speak for me.
Julius Cæsar. Act III. Sc. 2. L. 229.
| Safe in a ditch he bides,|
With twenty trenched gashes on his head;
The least a death to nature.
Macbeth. Act III. Sc. 4. L. 26.
|What wound did ever heal but by degrees?|
Othello. Act II. Sc. 3. L. 377.
|He in peace is wounded, not in war.|
The Rape of Lucrece. L. 831.
|He jests at scars that never felt a wound.|
Romeo and Juliet. Act II. Sc. 2. L. 1.
|The wound of peace is surety,|
Troilus and Cressida. Act II. Sc. 2. L. 14.
|The private wound is deepest: O time most accursd|
Mongst all foes that a friend should be the worst.
Two Gentlemen of Verona. Act V. Sc. 4. L. 71.
| Ah me! we wound where we never intended to strike; we create anger where we never meant harm; and these thoughts are the thorns in our Cushion.|
ThackerayRoundabout Papers. The Thorn in the Cushion.
|I was wounded in the house of my friends.|
Zechariah. XIII. 6.