|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
| In this awfully stupendous manner, at which Reason stands aghast, and Faith herself is half confounded, was the grace of God to man at length manifested.|
| Richard Hurd (17201808): Sermons. Vol. ii. p. 287.|
| There is such a choice of difficulties that I am myself at a loss how to determine.|
| James Wolfe (17261759): Despatch to Pitt, Sept. 2, 1759.|
| Kathleen mavourneen! the grey dawn is breaking,|
The horn of the hunter is heard on the hill.
| Anne Crawford (17341801): Kathleen Mavourneen.|
| Who can refute a sneer?|
| William Paley (17431805): Moral Philosophy. Vol. ii. Book v. Chap. 9.|
| Why should the Devil have all the good tunes?|
| Rowland Hill (17441833).|
| Ho! why dost thou shiver and shake, Gaffer Grey?|
And why does thy nose look so blue?
| Thomas Holcroft (17451809): Gaffer Grey.|
| Millions for defence, but not one cent for tribute.|
| Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (17461825),when Ambassador to the French Republic, 1796.|
| And ye sall walk in silk attire,|
And siller hae to spare,
Gin ye ll consent to be his bride,
Nor think o Donald mair.
| Susanna Blamire (17471794): The Siller Croun.|
| A glass is good, and a lass is good,|
And a pipe to smoke in cold weather;
The world is good, and the people are good,
And we re all good fellows together.
| John OKeefe (17471833): Sprigs of Laurel. Act ii. Sc. 1.|
| The moon had climbd the highest hill|
Which rises oer the source of Dee,
And from the eastern summit shed
Her silver light on tower and tree.
| John Lowe (1750 ): Marys Dream.|