Reference > Quotations > John Bartlett, comp. > Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. > Page 358
  PREVIOUS NEXT  
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD · AUTHOR INDEX · CONCORDANCE INDEX
John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
Page 358
 
 
James Thomson. (1700–1748) (continued)
 
3916
    Health is the vital principle of bliss,
And exercise, of health.
          The Castle of Indolence. Canto ii. Stanza 55.
3917
    Forever, Fortune, wilt thou prove
An unrelenting foe to love;
And when we meet a mutual heart,
Come in between and bid us part?
          Song.
3918
    Whoe’er amidst the sons
Of reason, valour, liberty, and virtue
Displays distinguish’d merit, is a noble
Of Nature’s own creating.
          Coriolanus. Act iii. Sc. 3.
3919
    O Sophonisba! Sophonisba, O! 1
          Sophonisba. Act iii. Sc. 2.
3920
    When Britain first, at Heaven’s command,
  Arose from out the azure main,
This was the charter of her land,
  And guardian angels sung the strain:
Rule, Britannia! Britannia rules the waves!
Britons never shall be slaves.
          Alfred. Act ii. Sc. 5.
 
John Dyer. (1700?–1758)
 
3921
    A little rule, a little sway,
A sunbeam in a winter’s day,
Is all the proud and mighty have
Between the cradle and the grave.
          Grongar Hill. Line 88.
3922
    Ever charming, ever new,
When will the landscape tire the view?
          Grongar Hill. Line 102.
3923
    Disparting towers
Trembling all precipitate down dash’d,
Rattling around, loud thundering to the moon.
          The Ruins of Rome. Line 40.
 
Note 1.
The line was altered after the second edition to “O Sophonisba! I am wholly thine.” [back]
 

CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD · AUTHOR INDEX · CONCORDANCE INDEX
  PREVIOUS NEXT  
 
Loading
Click here to shop the Bartleby Bookstore.

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2014 Bartleby.com · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors