|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|I, in this weak piping time of peace,|
Have no delight to pass away the time,
Unless to see my shadow in the sun.
Shakespeare.King Richard III., Act I. Scene 1.
| Peace, sit you down,|
And let me wring your heart: for so I shall,
If it be made of penetrable stuff.
Shakespeare.Hamlet, Act III. Scene 4.
|Peace rules the day, where reason rules the mind.|
Collins.Eclogue II. Line 68. Hassan.
|Ah! when shall all mens good|
Be each mans rule, and universal peace
Lie like a shaft of light across the land?
Tennyson.The Golden Year.
|And white-robed innocence from Heaven descend.|
Pope.Messiah, Line 20.
|Peace courts his hand, but spreads her charms in vain;|
Think nothing gaind, he cries, till nought remain.
Dr. Johnson.Vanity of Human Wishes, Line 201.
|And, without breathing, man as well might hope|
For life, as, without piety, for peace.
Dr. Young.Night VIII. Line 689.
|Peace Chloris, peace! or singing die,|
That together you and I
To Heaven may go:
For all we know
Of what the blessed do above
Is that they sing and that they love.
Waller.A Song, last verse.
|Against the king, his crown, and peace,|
And all the statutes in that case.
Edward Moore.Trial of Selim.
|When peace, though but a scanty pause for breath,|
A curtain-drop between the acts of death.
| Peace hath her victories|
No less renownd than war.
Milton.Sonnet XVI. Line 10.
| And now gentlemen, Pax vobiscum!|
As the Ass said to the cabbages.
Longfellow.The Spanish Student, Act I. Sc. 2.