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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
Page 969
 
 
Guillaume de Salluste Du Bartas. (1544–1590) (continued)
 
9362
    Yielding more wholesome food than all the messes
That now taste-curious wanton plenty dresses. 1
          Second Week, First Day, Part i.
9363
    Turning our seed-wheat-kennel tares,
To burn-grain thistle, and to vaporie darnel,
Cockle, wild oats, rough burs, corn-cumbring
Tares. 2
          Second Week, First Day, Part iii.
9364
    In every hedge and ditch both day and night
We fear our death, of every leafe affright. 3
          Second Week, First Day, Part iii.
9365
    Dog, ounce, bear, and bull,
Wolfe, lion, horse. 4
          Second Week, First Day, Part iii.
9366
    Apoplexie and lethargie,
As forlorn hope, assault the enemy.
          Second Week, First Day, Part iii.
9367
    Living from hand to mouth.
          Second Week, First Day, Part iv.
9368
    In the jaws of death. 5
          Second Week, First Day, Part iv.
9369
    Did thrust as now in others’ corn his sickle. 6
          Second Week, Second Day, Part ii.
9370
    Will change the pebbles of our puddly thought
To orient pearls. 7
          Second Week, Third Day, Part i.
9371
    Soft carpet-knights, all scenting musk and amber. 8
          Second Week, Third Day, Part i.
9372
    The will for deed I doe accept. 9
          Second Week, Third Day, Part ii.
 
Note 1.
See Milton, Quotation 291. [back]
Note 2.
Crown’d with rank fumiter and furrow-weeds,
With burdocks, hemlock, nettles, cuckoo-flowers,
Darnel, and all the idle weeds that grow
In our sustaining corn.
William Shakespeare: Lear, act iv. sc. 4. [back]
Note 3.
See Shakespeare, Measure for Measure, Quotation 22. [back]
Note 4.
Lion, bear, or wolf, or bull.—William Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, act ii. sc. 1. [back]
Note 5.
See Shakespeare, Twelfth Night, Quotation 38. [back]
Note 6.
See Publius Syrus, Quotation 61. [back]
Note 7.
See Milton, Quotation 125.

Orient pearls.—William Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, act iv. sc. 1. [back]
Note 8.
See Burton, Quotation 24. [back]
Note 9.
See Swift, Quotation 40. [back]
 

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