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GENTLEMAN – GHOSTS.
And thus he bore without abuse
Tennyson : In Memoriam. Pt. 110. St. 6
What would you have? our gentleness shall force
Shaks.: As You Like It. Act ii. Sc. 7
Geographers, in Afric maps,
Swift: On Poetry. A Rhapsody. Line 177,
PHOSTS see Spirits.
Avaunt! and quit my sight! Let the earth hide thee!
Shaks.: Macbeth. Act iii. Sc. 4.
Shaks. : Macbeth. Act iii. Sc. 4.
What man dare, I dare :
Shaks.: Macbeth. Act iii. Sc.
Shaks. : Hamlet. Act i. Sc. 4. He shudder'd, as no doubt the bravest cowers When he can't tell what 'tis that doth appal. How odd a single hobgoblin's nonentity Should cause more fear than a whole host's identity. 1912
Byron : Don Juan. Canto xvi. St. 120.
Spirits when they please Can either sex assume, or both; so soft And upcompounded is their essence pure. 1913
Milton: Par. Lost. Bk. i. Line 423
Some have mistaken blocks and posts,
Butler: Hudibras. Pt. ii. Canto i. Line 129
Many ghosts, and forms of fright,
1915 Longfellow : Christus. Golden Legend. Pt. iv.
Shaks.: As You Like It. Act i. Sc. 2.
Shaks.: Wint. Tale. Act iv. Sc. 3. Win her with gifts, if she respect not words: Dumb jewels often, in their silent kind, More than quick words, do move a woman's mind. 1918
Shaks.: Two Gent. of V. Act iii. Sc. 1.
To the noble mind, Rich gifts wax poor, when givers prove unkind. 1919
Shaks.: Hamlet. Act iii. Sc. 1
He ne'er consider'd it as loth,
Butler: Hudibras. Pt. i. Canto i. Line 489,
Butler : Hudibras. Pt. i. Canto i. Line 495. A man may be a legal donor Of anything whereof he's owner. 1922
Butler : Hudibras. Pt. ii. Canto i. Line 679 This, and in this, .Lodg'd where I know 'twill ever live, For never could myself or mine Fall into kinder hands than thine. 1923
soul I give,
Gipsies, who every ill can cure,
Churchill : Ghost. Bk i. Line 123 GIRDLE.
A narrow compass! and yet there
Waller : On a Girdle. GLOOM.
Where glowing embers through the room
Milton : Il Penseroso. Line 79. GLORY — see Fame.
When the moon shone we did not see the candle,
Shaks.: Mer. of Venice. Act v. Sc. 1.
Shaks.: 1 Henry VI. Act i. Sc. 2 Glories, like glow-worms, afar off shine bright, But look'd at near, have neither heat nor light. 1929
Webster: Duchess of Malfi. Act iv. Sc. 2 Th' extremes of glory and of shame, Like east and west, become the same. No Indian Prince has to his palace More followers than a thief to the gallows. 1930
Butler: Hudibras. Pt. ii. Canto i. Line 271 Great conquerors greater glory gain By foes in triumph led, than slain; The laurels that adorn their brows, Åre pulled from living, not dead, boughs. 1931
Butler : Hudibras. Pt. i. Canto ii. Line 1065 Who pants for glory finds but short repose, A breath revives him, or a breath o’erthrows. 1932
Pope: Satire v. Line 300. In moderation placing all my glory, While Tories call me Whig, and Whigs a Tory. 1933
Pope : Satire i. Line 67
Of some for glory such the boundless rage, That they're the blackest scandal of their age. 1934
Young : Love of Fame. Satire iv. Line 65. To giory some advance a lying claim, Thieves of renown, and pilferers of fame; Their rront supplies what their ambition lacks : They know a thousand lords, behind their backs. 1935
Young : Love of Fame. Satire iii. Line 87 The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike the inevitable hour : The paths of glory lead but to the grave. 1936
Gray: Elegy. St. Sound, sound the clarion, fill the fife! To all the sensual world proclaim, One crowded hour of glorious life Is worth an age without a name. 1937
Scott: Old Mortality. Ch. xxxiv. Our glories float between the earth and heaven Like clouds which seem pavilions of the sun, And are the playthings of the casual wind. 1938
Bulwer-Lytton : Richelieu. Act v. Sc. 3. GLOW-WORM see Morning.
The glow-worm shows the matin to be near,
Shaks. : Hamlet. Act i. Sc. 5.
Thomson : Seasons. Summer. Line 1684. GLUTTONY - - see Dinner, Greediness. He's a very valiant trencher-man. 1941
Shaks. : Much Ado. Act i. Sc. 1. Fat paunches have lean pates, and dainty bits Make rich the ribs, but bankerout the wits. 1942
Shaks.: Love's L. Lost. Act i. Sc. 1. Some men are born to feast, and not to fight; Whose sluggish minds, c'en in fair honor's field, Still on their dinner turnLct such pot-boiling varlets stay at home, And wield a flesh-hook rather than a sword. 1943
Joanna Baillie : Basil. Act i. Sc. l. Their various cares in one great point combine, The business of their lives — that is, to dine. 1944
Young : Love of Fame. Satire iii. Line 75. 208
GLUTTONY -- GODS.
Milton: Comus. Line 770
GOD — see Deity, Providence.
He that doth the ravens feed, Yea, providently caters for the sparrow. 1946
Shaks.: As You Like It. Act ii. Sc. 3. 'Tis heaven alone that is given away, 'Tis only God may be had for the asking.
1947 James Russell Lowell : The Vision of Sir Launfal. God, who oft descends to visit men Unseen, and through their habitations walks To mark their doings. 1948
Milton: Par. Lost. Bk. xii. Line 48. God never made his work for man to mend. 1949
Dryden : Epis. to John Dryden. Line 95 All are but parts of one stupendous whole, Whose body Nature is, and God the soul. 1950
Pope : Essay on Man. Epis. i. Line 267. Who sees with equal eye, as God of all, A hero perish, or a sparrow fall, Atoms or systems into ruin hurled, And now a bubble burst, and now a world. 1951
Pope : Essay on Man. Epis. i. Line 87 Thou art, O God, the life and light Of all this wondrous world we see; Its glow by day, its smile by night, Are but reflections caught from Thee: Where'er we turn, Thy glories shine, And all things fair and bright are Thine. 1952
Moore : Thou Art, O God God, from a beautiful necessity, is Love. 1953
Tupper: Proverbial Phil. Of Immortality
Immortal gods! I crave no pelf;
Shaks. : Timon of A. Act i. Sc.