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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
Sub silentio  to  Tale tuum
  Sub silentio—In silence, i.e., without notice being taken.  21011
  Sub specie æternitatis—In the form of eternity, i.e., as a particular manifestation of a universal law.  21012
  Subdue fate, and exert human strength to the utmost of your power; and if, when pains have been taken, success attend not, in whom is the blame?    Hitopadesa.  21013
  Sublata causa tollitur effectus—The cause removed, the effect is also.    Law.  21014
  Sublimer in this world know I nothing than a peasant saint, one that must toil outwardly for the lowest of man’s wants, also toiling inwardly for the highest. Such a one will carry thee back to Nazareth itself.    Carlyle.  21015
  Sublimi feriam sidera vertice—I shall strike the stars with my uplifted head.    Horace.  21016
  Sublimity is Hebrew by birth.    Coleridge.  21017
  Submitting to one wrong often brings on another.    Proverb.  21018
  Subtilis veterum judex et callidus audis—You are known as a nice and experienced judge of things old.    Horace.  21019
  Subtlety may deceive you; integrity never will.    Oliver Cromwell.  21020
  Subverting worldly strong and worldly wise, / By simply meek.    Milton.  21021
  Succedaneum—A substitute.  21022
  Success (by laws of competition) signifies always so much victory over your neighbour as to obtain the direction of his work and take the profits of it. This is the real source of all great riches.    Ruskin.  21023
  Success consecrates the foulest crimes.    Seneca.  21024
  Success? If the thing is unjust, thou hast not succeeded.    Carlyle.  21025
  Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.    Montesquieu.  21026
  Success in war, like charity in religion, covers a multitude of sins.    Sir C. Napier.  21027
  Success is full of promise till men get it, and then it seems like a nest from which the bird has flown.    Ward Beecher.  21028
  Success is sweet; the sweeter if long delayed, and attained through manifold struggles and defeats.    A. B. Alcott.  21029
  Success is the child of audacity.    Disraeli.  21030
  Success makes men look larger, if reflection does not measure them.    Joubert.  21031
  Success makes success, as money makes money.    Chamfort.  21032
  Success often costs more than it is worth.    Wigglesworth.  21033
  Success tempts many to their ruin.    Phædrus.  21034
  Success throws a veil over the evil deeds of men.    Demosthenes.  21035
  Success! to thee, as to a god, men bend the knee.    Æschylus.  21036
  Successful love takes a load off our hearts and puts it on our shoulders.    Bovee.  21037
  Such a friend as speaketh kindly to a man’s face, and behind his back defeateth his designs, is like a pot of poison with a surface of milk.    Hitopadesa.  21038
  Such a genius as philosophers must of necessity have is wont but seldom, in all its parts, to meet in one man; but its different parts generally spring up in different persons.    Plato.  21039
  Such a plot must have a woman in it.    Richardson.  21040
  Such as are careless of themselves can hardly be mindful of others.    Thales (?)  21041
  Such as are in the married state wish to get out, and such as are out wish to get in.    Quoted by Emerson.  21042
  Such as every one is inwardly, so he judgeth outwardly.    Thomas à Kempis.  21043
  Such as we are made of, such we be.    Twelfth Night, ii. 2.  21044
  Such hath been—shall be—beneath the sun, / That many still must labour for the one.    Byron.  21045
  Such is hope, Heaven’s own gift to struggling mortals; pervading, like some subtle essence from the skies, all things both good and bad.    Dickens.  21046
  Such is the aspect of this shore; / ’Tis Greece, but living Greece no more! / So coldly sweet, so deadly fair, / We start, for soul is wanting there.    Byron.  21047
  Such only enjoy the country as are capable of thinking when they are there; then they are prepared for solitude, and in that case solitude is prepared for them.    Dryden.  21048
  Such tricks hath strong imagination, / That, if it would but apprehend some joy, / It comprehends some bringer of that joy; / Or in the night, imagining some fear, / How easy is a bush supposed a bear.    Mid. N.’s Dream, v. 1.  21049
  Such war of white and red within her cheeks.    Tam. of Shrew, iv. 5.  21050
  Suche die Wissenschaft als würdest ewig du hier sein, / Tugend, als hielte der Tod dich schon am sträubenden Haar—Seek knowledge, as if thou wert to be here for ever; virtue, as if death already held thee by the bristling hair.    Herder.  21051
  Sucht nur die Menschen zu verwirren, / Sie zu befriedigen ist schwer—Seek only to mystify men; to satisfy them is difficult.    Goethe, the theatre-manager in “Faust.”  21052
  Sudden blaze of kindness may, by a single blast of coldness, be extinguished; but that fondness which length of time has connected with many circumstances and occasions, though it may for a while be suppressed by disgust or resentment, with or without cause, is hourly revived by accidental recollection.    Johnson.  21053
  Sudden love is the latest cured.    La Bruyère.  21054
  Sudden resolutions, like the sudden rise of the mercury in the barometer, indicate little else than the changeableness of the weather.    Hare.  21055
  Sudden tumultuous popularity comes more from partial delirium on both sides than from clear insight, and is of evil omen to all concerned with it.    Carlyle.  21056
  Suer sang et eau—To toil and moil (lit. sweat blood and water).    French Phrase.  21057
  Suffer little children to come unto me, and forbid them not, for of such is the kingdom of heaven.    Jesus.  21058
  Suffer no hour to slide by without its due improvement.    Thomas à Kempis.  21059
  Suffer thyself to be led in everything but feeling and thinking.    Sallet.  21060
  Sufferance is the badge of all our tribe.    Mer. of Ven., i. 3.  21061
  Suffering in human life is very widely vicarious.    Ward Beecher.  21062
  Suffering is part of the divine idea.    Ward Beecher.  21063
  Suffering is the mother of fools, reason of wise men. (?)  21064
  Suffering which falls to our lot in the course of nature, or by chance or fate, does not, “ceteris paribus,” seem so painful as suffering which is inflicted on us by the arbitrary will of another.    Schopenhauer.  21065
  Suffice unto thy good, though it be small, / For hoard hath hate, and climbing tickleness; (uncertainty) / Praise hath envie, and weal is blent o’er all.    Chaucer.  21066
  Sufficiency is a compound of vanity and ignorance.    Temple.  21067
  Sufficient for the day is the evil thereof.    Jesus.  21068
  Sufficiently provided from within, he has need of little from without.    Goethe of the poet.  21069
  Sufficit huic tumulus, cui non suffecerit orbis—A tomb now suffices for him for whom the world did not suffice.    Apropos of Alexander the Great.  21070
  Suffundere malis hominis sanguinem, quam offundere—Seek rather to make a man blush for his guilt than to shed his blood.    Terence.  21071
  Suggestio falsi—Suggestion of what is false.  21072
  Sui cuique mores fingunt fortunam—Every man’s fortune is shaped for him by his own manners.    Cornelius Nepos.  21073
  Sui generis—Of its own kind; of a kind of its own.  21074
  Sui juris—Of his own right.    Law.  21075
  Suis stat viribus—He stands by his own strength.    Motto.  21076
  Suit the action to the word, the word to the action; with this special observance, that you o’erstep not the modesty of nature.    Hamlet, iii. 2.  21077
  Suivez raison—Follow reason.    Motto.  21078
  Sum quod eris, fui quod es—I am what you will be, I was what you are.  21079
  Sum up at night what thou hast done by day; / And in the morning what thou hast to do.    George Herbert.  21080
  Sume superbiam quæsitam meritis—Assume the proud place your merits have won.    Horace.  21081
  Sumite materiam vestris, qui scribitis, æquam / Viribus, et versate diu, quid ferre recusent, / Quid valeant humeri—Ye who write, choose a subject suited to your abilities, and long ponder what your powers are equal to, and what they are unable to perform.    Horace.  21082
  Summa bona putas, aliena vivere quadra—You think it the chief good to live on another’s crumbs.    Juvenal.  21083
  Summa petit livor—Envy aims very high.    Ovid.  21084
  Summa sequor fastigia rerum—I will trace the principal heads of events.    Virgil.  21085
  Summa summarum—All in all.    Plautus.  21086
  Summæ opes inopia cupiditatum—He is richest who is poorest in his desires.    Seneca.  21087
  Summam nec metuas diem, nec optes—Neither fear nor wish for your last day.    Martial.  21088
  Summum bonum—The chief good.  21089
  Summum crede nefas animam præferre pudori, / Et propter vitam vivendi perdere causas—Consider it to be the height of impiety to prefer life to honour, and, for the sake of merely living, to sacrifice the objects of living.    Juvenal.  21090
  Summum jus sæpe summa injuria est—The strictest justice is often grossest injustice.    Cicero.  21091
  [Greek]—Whatever is beautiful is beautiful by an inner necessity.    Pindar.  21092
  Sunbeams pour alike their glorious tide / To light up worlds or wake an insect’s mirth.    Keble.  21093
  Sunday is the core of our civilisation, dedicated to thought and reverence.    Emerson.  21094
  Sundays observe; think when the bells do chime, / ’Tis angels’ music, therefore come not late.    George Herbert.  21095
  Sunlight is painting.    Hawthorne.  21096
  Sunrise is often lovelier than noon.    Carlyle.  21097
  Sunt bona mixta malis, sunt mala mixta bonis—Good is mixed with evil, and evil with good.  21098
  Sunt bona, sunt quædam mediocria, sunt mala plura / Quæ legis—Of those which you read, some are good, some middling, and more are bad.    Martial, of books.  21099
  Sunt delicta tamen, quibus ignovisse velimus—There are some faults, however, which we are willing to pardon.    Horace.  21100
  Sunt Jovis omnia plena—All things are full of the Deity.    Virgil.  21101
  Sunt lacrymæ rerum, et mentem mortalia tangunt—Tears are due to misfortune, and mortal woes touch the heart.    Virgil.  21102
  Sunt pueri pueri, pueri puerilia tractant—Boys are boys, and boys occupy themselves with boyish things.  21103
  Sunt superis sua jura—Even the gods above are subject to law.    Ovid.  21104
  Suo Marte—By his own prowess.    Cicero.  21105
  Super subjectam materiam—Upon the matter submitted.    Law.  21106
  Superbo è quel cavallo che non si vuol portar la biada—Proud is the horse that won’t carry its own oats.    Italian Proverb.  21107
  Superfluity comes sooner by white hairs, but competency lives longer.    Mer. of Ven., i. 2.  21108
  Superior powers of mind and profound study are of no use if they do not sometimes lead a person to different conclusions from those which are formed by ordinary powers of mind without study.    J. S. Mill.  21109
  Superior strength is found in the long-run to lie with those who had the right on their side.    Froude.  21110
  Supersedeas—You may supersede.    Law.  21111
  Superstition changes a man to a beast, fanaticism makes him a wild beast, and despotism a beast of burden.    La Harpe.  21112
  Superstition is a misdirection of religious feeling.    Whately.  21113
  Superstition is an unreasoning fear of God; religion consists in the pious worship of the gods.    Cicero.  21114
  Superstition is but the fear of belief; religion is the confidence.    Lady Blessington.  21115
  Superstition is certainly not the characteristic of this age. Yet some men are bigoted in politics who are infidels in religion.    Junius.  21116
  Superstition is in its death-lair; the last agonies may endure for decades or for centuries; but it carries the iron in its heart, and will not vex the earth any more.    Carlyle.  21117
  Superstition is inherent in man’s nature; and when we think it is wholly eradicated, it takes refuge in the strangest holes and corners, whence it peeps out all at once, as soon as it can do so with safety.    Goethe.  21118
  Superstition is passing away without return. Religion cannot pass away. The burning of a little straw may hide the stars in the sky; but the stars are there, and will re-appear.    Carlyle.  21119
  Superstition is related to this life, religion to the next; superstition allies itself to fatality, religion to virtue; it is by the vitality of earthly desires we become superstitious, and by the sacrifice of these desires that we become religious.    Madame de Staël.  21120
  Superstition is the fear of a spirit whose passions and acts are those of a man, who is present in some places, and not in others; who makes some places holy, and not others; who is kind to one person, and unkind to another; who is pleased or angry according to the degree of attention you pay him, or praise you refuse him; who is hostile generally to human pleasure, but may be bribed by sacrificing a part of that pleasure into permitting the rest.    Ruskin.  21121
  Superstition is the only religion of which base souls are capable.    Joubert.  21122
  Superstition is the poesy of life, so that it does not injure the poet to be superstitious.    Goethe.  21123
  Superstition! that horrid incubus which dwelt in darkness, shunning the light, with all its racks, and poison chalices, and foul sleeping draughts, is passing away without return.    Carlyle.  21124
  Superstition without a veil is a deformed thing.    Bacon.  21125
  Superstitions would soon die out if so many old women would not act as nurses to keep them alive.    Punch.  21126
  Supple knees feed arrogance.    Proverb.  21127
  Suppose a neighbour should desire / To light a candle at your fire, / Would it deprive your flame of light / Because another profits by’t.    Lloyd.  21128
  Suppressing love is but opposing the natural dictates of the heart.    Goldsmith.  21129
  Suppressio veri—Suppression of what is true.  21130
  Supra vires—Beyond one’s powers.    Horace.  21131
  Supremum vale—A last farewell.    Ovid.  21132
  Sur esperance—In hope.    Motto.  21133
  Surdo fabulam narras—You tell your story to a deaf man.  21134
  Sure as night follows day, / Death treads in pleasure’s footsteps round the world, / When pleasure treads the path which reason shuns.    Young.  21135
  Sure, he that made us with such large discourse, / Looking before and after, gave us not / That capability and godlike reason / To fust in us unused.    Hamlet, iv. 4.  21136
  Sure, of qualities demanding praise, / More go to ruin fortunes, than to raise.    Pope.  21137
  Sure those who have neither strength nor weapons to fight at least should be civil.    Goldsmith.  21138
  Surely half the world must be blind; they can see nothing unless it glitters.    Hare.  21139
  Surely it is better to enclose the gulf and hinder all access, than by encouraging us to advance a little, to entice us afterwards a little further, and let us perceive our folly only by our destruction.    Johnson.  21140
  Surely life, if it be not long, is tedious, since we are forced to call in the assistance of so many trifles to rid us of our time, of that time which can never return.    Johnson.  21141
  Surety men of low degree are vanity, and men of high degree are a lie; to be laid in the balance they are altogether lighter than vanity.    Bible.  21142
  Surely nobody would be a charlatan who could afford to be sincere.    Emerson.  21143
  Surely the best way is to meet the enemy in the field, and not wait till he plunders us in our very bed-chamber.    Goldsmith.  21144
  Surely use alone / Makes money not a contemptible stone.    George Herbert.  21145
  Surement va qui n’a rien—He who has nothing goes securely.    French Proverb.  21146
  Surfeit has killed more than hunger.    Proverb.  21147
  Surfeit of the sweetest things / The deepest loathing to the stomach brings.    Mid. N.’s Dream, ii. 3.  21148
  Surfeits destroy more than the sword.    J. Fletcher.  21149
  Surgit post nubila Phœbus—The sun rises after the clouds.    Motto.  21150
  Sursum corda—Lift up your hearts.    Law.  21151
  Surtout, messieurs, pas de zèle—Above all, gentlemen, no zeal.    Talleyrand.  21152
  Sus Minervam—A pig teaching Minerva.  21153
  Susceptibility to one class of influences, the selection of what is fit for him, the rejection of what is unfit, determines for a man the character of the universe.    Emerson.  21154
  Suspectum semper invisumque dominantibus, qui proximus destinaretur—Those in supreme power always suspect and hate their next heir.    Tacitus.  21155
  Suspendens omnia naso—Sneering at everything.    Horace.  21156
  Suspense is worse than disappointment.    Burns.  21157
  Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind; / The thief doth fear each bush an officer.    3 Henry VI., v. 6.  21158
  Suspicion is a heavy armour, and with its own weight impedes more than protects.    Byron.  21159
  Suspicion is no less an enemy to virtue than to happiness.    Johnson.  21160
  Suspicion is the bane of friendship.    Petrarch.  21161
  Suspicion is very often a useless pain.    Dr. Johnson.  21162
  Suspicion shall be all stuck full of eyes.    1 Henry IV., v. 1.  21163
  Suspicions amongst thoughts are like bats amongst birds; they ever fly by twilight; they are to be repressed, or at the least well guarded, for they cloud the mind.    Bacon.  21164
  Suspicions are nothing when a man is really true, and every one should persevere in acting honestly, for all will be made right in time.    Hans Andersen.  21165
  Süsser Wein giebt sauern Essig—Sweet wine yields sour vinegar.    German Proverb.  21166
  Sustine et abstine—Bear and forbear.    Motto.  21167
  Suum cuique—To every man his due.    Motto.  21168
  Suum cuique decus posteritas rependunt—Posterity will pay every one his due.    Tacitus.  21169
  Suns cuique est mos—Every one has his own way of it.    Horace.  21170
  Suus cuique mos—Every man has his way.    Terence.  21171
  Suum cuique tribuere, ea demum summa justitia est—To give to every man his due, that is supreme justice.    Cicero.  21172
  Swearing is invoking the witness of a spirit to an assertion you wish to make, but cursing is invoking the assistance of a spirit in a mischief you wish to inflict.    Ruskin.  21173
  Sweep before your own door.    Proverb.  21174
  Sweet are the uses of adversity, / Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, / Wears yet a precious jewel in his head; / And this our life, exempt from public haunt, / Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, / Sermons in stones, and good in everything.    As You Like It, ii. 1.  21175
  Sweet bird, that shunn’st the noise of folly, / Most musical, most melancholy.    Milton.  21176
  Sweet flowers are slow, and weeds make haste.    Richard III., ii. 4.  21177
  Sweet is the breath of morn, her rising sweet, / With charm of earliest birds.    Milton.  21178
  Sweet is the lore which Nature brings; / Our meddling intellect / Misshapes the beauteous form of things: / We murder to dissect.    Wordsworth.  21179
  Sweet is true love though given in vain, / And sweet is death that puts an end to pain.    Tennyson.  21180
  Sweet mercy is nobility’s true badge.    Tit. Andron., i. 2.  21181
  Sweet pliability of man’s spirit, that can at once surrender itself to illusions which cheat expectation and sorrow of their weary moments!    Sterne.  21182
  Sweet reader, do you know what a toady is? That agreeable animal which you meet every day in civilised society.    Disraeli.  21183
  Sweet Swan of Avon.    Ben Jonson of Shakespeare.  21184
  Sweetest melodies are those that are by distance made more sweet.    Wordsworth.  21185
  Swift kindnesses are best: a long delay / In kindness takes the kindness all away.    Anonymous.  21186
  Swift to its close ebbs out life’s little day.    Lyte.  21187
  Sworn to no master, of no sect am I; / As drives the storm, at any door I knock, / And house with Montaigne now, and now with Locke.    Pope.  21188
  Syllables govern the world.    Coke.  21189
  Sympathetic people are often uncommunicative about themselves; they give back reflected images which hide their own depths.    George Eliot.  21190
  Sympathising and selfish people are alike given to tears.    Leigh Hunt.  21191
  Sympathy can create the boldness which no other means can evoke.    Dr. Parker.  21192
  Sympathy is the first condition of criticism; reason and justice presuppose, at their origin, emotion.    Amiel.  21193
  Sympathy is the first great lesson which man should learn…. Unless he learns to feel for things in which he has no personal interest, he can achieve nothing generous or noble.    Talfourd.  21194
  Sympathy is the solace of the poor, but for the rich there is consolation.    Disraeli.  21195
  Sympathy is two hearts tugging at one load.    C. H. Parkhurst.  21196
  Sympathy wanting, all is wanting; its personal magnetism is the conductor of the sacred spark that lights our atoms, puts us in human communion, and gives us to company, conversation, and ourselves.    A. B. Alcott.  21197
  Sympathy with Nature is a part of the good man’s religion.    F. H. Hedge.  21198
  Syne as ye brew,… / Keep mind that ye maun drink the yill.    Burns.  21199
  Tabesne cadavera solvat, / An rogus, haud refert—It makes no difference whether corruption dissolve the carcase or the funeral pile.    Lucan.  21200
  Tabula ex or In naufragio—A plank in a shipwreck; a last shift.  21201
  Table d’hôte—A common table for guests.    French.  21202
  Tableau vivant—A group in which statues or pictures are represented by living persons.    French.  21203
  Tabula rasa—A smooth or blank tablet; a blank surface.  21204
  Tacent, satis laudant—Their silence is praise enough.    Terence.  21205
  Tâche sans tache—A task, or work, without a blemish.    Motto.  21206
  Tacitæ magis et occultæ inimicitiæ sunt, quam indictæ et opertæ—Enmities unavowed and concealed are more to be feared than when open and declared.    Cicero.  21207
  Tacitum vivit sub pectore vulnus—The secret wound still lives in our heart.    Virgil.  21208
  Tact is one of the first of mental virtues, the absence of which is often fatal to the best talents. It supplies the place of many talents.    Simms.  21209
  Tadeln kann ein jeder Bauer; besser machen wird ihm sauer—Every boor can find fault; it would baffle him to do better.    German Proverb.  21210
  Tadeln können zwar die Thoren, / Aber klüger handeln nicht—Fools can find fault indeed, out they cannot act more wisely.    Langbein.  21211
  Tædium vitæ—Weariness of life; disgust with existence.    Gellius.  21212
  Tages Arbeit, Abends Gäste, / Saure Wochen, frohe Feste, / Sei dein künftig Zauberwort—Be work by day, guests at eve, weeks of toil, festive days of joy, the magic spell for thy future.    Goethe.  21213
  Take a bird from a clean nest.    Gaelic Proverb.  21214
  Take a farthing from a thousand pounds, it will be a thousand pounds no longer.    Goldsmith.  21215
  Take a hair of the same dog that bit you, and it will heal the wound.    Proverb.  21216
  Take a stick to a Highland laddie, and it’s no him you hurt, but his ancestors.    J. M. Barrie.  21217
  Take all that is given, whether wealth, / Or love, or language; nothing comes amiss; / A good digestion turneth all to health.    George Herbert.  21218
  Take any subject of sorrowful regret, and see with how much pleasure it is associated.    Dickens.  21219
  Take away desire from the heart, and you take away the air from the earth.    Bulwer Lytton.  21220
  Take care of the pence; the pounds will take care of themselves.    Proverb.  21221
  Take care to be an economist in prosperity; there is no fear of your not being one in adversity.    Zimmermann.  21222
  Take each man’s censure, but reserve thy judgment.    Hamlet, i. 3.  21223
  Take everything easy (leicht); leave off dreaming and brooding (Grübeln), and you will be ever well guarded from a thousand evils.    Uhland.  21224
  Take fast hold of instruction; let her not go: keep her, for she is thy life.    Bible.  21225
  Take from the philosopher the pleasure of being heard, and his desire for knowledge ceases.    Rousseau.  21226
  Take heed, and beware of covetousness; for a man’s life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.    Jesus.  21227
  Take heed of the vinegar of sweet wine.    Proverb.  21228
  Take heed you find not that you do not seek.    Proverb.  21229
  Take-it-easy and Live-long are brothers.    German Proverb.  21230
  Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart; and ye shall find rest unto your souls.    Jesus.  21231
  Take no thought for the morrow; for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself.    Jesus.  21232
  Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on.    Jesus.  21233
  Take not His name who made thy mouth in vain: / It gets thee nothing, and has no excuse.    George Herbert.  21234
  Take note, take note, O world, / To be direct and honest is not safe.    Othello, iii. 3.  21235
  Take physic, pomp; / Expose thyself to feel what wretches feel; / That thou mayst shake the superflux to them, / And show the heavens more just.    King Lear, iii. 4.  21236
  Take the Muses’ servants by the hand; / … And where ye justly can commend, commend them; / And aiblins when they winna stand the test, / Wink hard, and say the folks hae done their best.    Burns.  21237
  Take the showers as they fall, / … Enough if at the end of all / A little garden blossom.    Tennyson.  21238
  Take this rule,… The best-bred child hath the best portion.    Proverb, Herbert.  21239
  Take thou the beam out of thine own eye; then shalt thou see clearly to take the mote out of thy brother’s.    Jesus.  21240
  Take thought for thy body with steadfast fidelity. The soul must see through these eyes alone; and if they are dim, the whole world is beclouded.    Goethe.  21241
  Take time by the forelock.    Thales.  21242
  Take time in time, ere time be tint (lost).    Scotch Proverb.  21243
  Take time in turning a corner.    Proverb.  21244
  Take up the torch and wave it wide, / The torch that lights Time’s thickest gloom.    Bonar.  21245
  Take your thirst to the stream, as the dog does.    Gaelic Proverb.  21246
  Taking, therefore, my opinion of the English from the virtues and vices practised among the vulgar, they at once present to a stranger all their faults, and keep their virtues up only for the inquiring of a philosopher.    Goldsmith.  21247
  Tale tuum carmen nobis, divine poeta, / Quale sopor fessis—Thy song is to us, O heavenly bard, as sleep to wearied men.    Virgil.  21248


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