|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|Edward Young. (16831765) (continued)|
| The blood will follow where the knife is driven,|
The flesh will quiver where the pincers tear.
| The Revenge. Act v. Sc. 2.|
| And friend received with thumps upon the back. 1|
| Universal Passion.|
|George Berkeley. (16851753)|
| Westward the course of empire takes its way; 2|
The four first acts already past,
A fifth shall close the drama with the day:
Times noblest offspring is the last.
| On the Prospect of Planting Arts and Learning in America.|
| Our youth we can have but to-day,|
We may always find time to grow old.
| Can Love be controlled by Advice? 3|
| [Tar water] is of a nature so mild and benign and proportioned to the human constitution, as to warm without heating, to cheer but not inebriate. 4|
| Siris. Par. 217.|
|Jane Brereton. (16851740)|
| The picture placed the busts between|
Adds to the thought much strength;
Wisdom and Wit are little seen,
But Folly s at full length.
| On Beau Nashs Picture at full length between the Busts of Sir Isaac Newton and Mr. Pope. 5|
The man that hails you Tom or Jack,
And proves, by thumping on your back.
William Cowper: On Friendship. [back]
See Daniel, Quotation 5.
Westward the star of empire takes its way.Epigraph to Bancrofts History of the United States. [back]
Aiken: Vocal Poetry (London, 1810). [back]
That cheer but not inebriate.
William Cowper: The Task, book iv. [back]
Dyce: Specimens of British Poetesses. (This epigram is generally ascribed to Chesterfield. See Campbell, English Poets, note, p. 521.) [back]