|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|Edmund Spenser. (1552?1599) (continued)|
| That darksome cave they enter, where they find|
That cursed man, low sitting on the ground,
Musing full sadly in his sullein mind.
| Faerie Queene. Book i. Canto ix. St. 35.|
| No daintie flowre or herbe that growes on grownd,|
No arborett with painted blossoms drest
And smelling sweete, but there it might be fownd
To bud out faire, and throwe her sweete smels al arownd.
| Faerie Queene. Book ii. Canto vi. St. 12.|
| And is there care in Heaven? And is there love|
In heavenly spirits to these Creatures bace?
| Faerie Queene. Book ii. Canto viii. St. 1.|
| How oft do they their silver bowers leave|
To come to succour us that succour want!
| Faerie Queene. Book ii. Canto viii. St. 2.|
| Eftsoones they heard a most melodious sound.|
| Faerie Queene. Book ii. Canto xii. St. 70.|
| Through thick and thin, both over bank and bush, 1|
In hope her to attain by hook or crook. 2
| Faerie Queene. Book iii. Canto i. St. 17.|
| Her berth was of the wombe of morning dew, 3|
And her conception of the joyous Prime.
| Faerie Queene. Book iii. Canto vi. St. 3.|
| Roses red and violets blew,|
And all the sweetest flowres that in the forrest grew.
| Faerie Queene. Book iii. Canto vi. St. 6.|
| Be bolde, Be bolde, and everywhere, Be bold. 4|
| Faerie Queene. Book iii. Canto xi. St. 54.|
| Dan Chaucer, well of English undefyled,|
On Fames eternall beadroll worthie to be fyled.
| Faerie Queene. Book iv. Canto ii. St. 32.|
Through thick and thin.Michael Drayton: Nymphidiæ. Thomas Middleton: The Roaring Girl, act iv. sc. 2. Kemp: Nine Days Wonder. Samuel Butler: Hudibras, part i. canto ii. line 370. John Dryden: Absalom and Achitophel, part ii. line 414. Alexander Pope: Dunciad, book ii. William Cowper: John Gilpin. [back]
See Skelton, Quotation 5. [back]
The dew of thy birth is of the womb of the morning.Psalm cx. 3, Book of Common Prayer. [back]
De laudace, encore de laudace, et toujours de laudace (Boldness, again boldness, and ever boldness).Danton: Speech in the Legislative Assembly, 1792. [back]