John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
(continued) Oliver Goldsmith. (1730?1774) 4365
When lovely woman stoops to folly, And finds too late that men betray, What charm can soothe her melancholy? What art can wash her guilt away?
On Woman. Chap. xxiv. 4366
The only art her guilt to cover, To hide her shame from every eye, To give repentance to her lover, And wring his bosom, isto die.
On Woman. Chap. xxiv. 4367
To what fortuitous occurrence do we not owe every pleasure and convenience of our lives.
On Woman. Chap. xxi. 4368
For he who fights and runs away May live to fight another day; But he who is in battle slain Can never rise and fight again. 1
The Art of Poetry on a New Plan (1761). Vol. ii. p. 147. 4369
One writer, for instance, excels at a plan or a title-page, another works away the body of the book, and a third is a dab at an index. 2
The Bee. No. 1, Oct. 6, 1759. 4370
The true use of speech is not so much to express our wants as to conceal them. 3
The Bee. No. iii. Oct. 20, 1759.
Thomas Warton. (17281790) 4371
All human race, from China to Peru, 4 Pleasure, howeer disguisd by art, pursue.
Universal Love of Pleasure. 4372
Nor rough, nor barren, are the winding ways Of hoar antiquity, but strewn with flowers.
Written on a Blank Leaf of Dugdales Monasticon.