|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|Abraham Cowley. (16181667) (continued)|
| Hence, ye profane! I hate ye all,|
Both the great vulgar and the small.
| Horace. Book iii. Ode 1.|
| Charmd with the foolish whistling of a name 1|
| Virgil, Georgics. Book ii. Line 72.|
| Words that weep and tears that speak. 2|
| The Prophet.|
| We grievd, we sighd, we wept; we never blushd before.|
| Discourse concerning the Government of Oliver Cromwell.|
| Thus would I double my lifes fading space;|
For he that runs it well, runs twice his race. 3
| Discourse xi. Of Myself. St. xi.|
|Ralph Venning. (1620(?)1673)|
| All the beauty of the world, t is but skin deep. 4|
| Orthodoxe Paradoxes. (Third edition, 1650.) The Triumph of Assurance, p. 41.|
| They spare the rod, and spoyle the child. 5|
| Mysteries and Revelations, p. 5. (1649.)|
|Andrew Marvell. (16211678)|
| Orange bright,|
Like golden lamps in a green night.
| And all the way, to guide their chime,|
With falling oars they kept the time.