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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
Page 98
 
 
William Shakespeare. (1564–1616) (continued)
 
1119
    The selfsame heaven
That frowns on me looks sadly upon him.
          King Richard III. Act v. Sc. 3.
1120
    A thing devised by the enemy. 1
          King Richard III. Act v. Sc. 3.
1121
    I have set my life upon a cast,
And I will stand the hazard of the die:
I think there be six Richmonds in the field.
          King Richard III. Act v. Sc. 4.
1122
    A horse! a horse! my kingdom for a horse!
          King Richard III. Act v. Sc. 4.
1123
    Order gave each thing view.
          King Henry VIII. Act i. Sc. 1.
1124
    No man’s pie is freed
From his ambitious finger.
          King Henry VIII. Act i. Sc. 1.
1125
    Anger is like
A full-hot horse, who being allow’d his way,
Self-mettle tires him.
          King Henry VIII. Act i. Sc. 1.
1126
    Heat not a furnace for your foe so hot
That it do singe yourself.
          King Henry VIII. Act i. Sc. 1.
1127
    ’T is but the fate of place, and the rough brake
That virtue must go through.
          King Henry VIII. Act i. Sc. 2.
1128
    The mirror of all courtesy.
          King Henry VIII. Act ii. Sc. 1.
1129
    This bold bad man. 2
          King Henry VIII. Act ii. Sc. 2.
1130
    ’T is better to be lowly born,
And range with humble livers in content,
Than to be perked up in a glistering grief,
And wear a golden sorrow.
          King Henry VIII. Act ii. Sc. 3.
1131
    Orpheus with his lute made trees,
And the mountain-tops that freeze,
Bow themselves when he did sing.
          King Henry VIII. Act iii. Sc. 1.
1132
    ’T is well said again,
And ’t is a kind of good deed to say well:
And yet words are no deeds.
          King Henry VIII. Act iii. Sc. 2.
 
Note 1.
A weak invention of the enemy.—Colley Cibber: Richard III. (altered), act v. sc. 3. [back]
Note 2.
See Spenser, Quotation 5. [back]
 

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