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Man is the shuttle, to whose winding quest
Henry Vaughan : Man.
Shelley: Queen Mab. Pl. iv. Beyond the poet's sweet dream lives The eternal epic of the man.
Whittier: The Grave by The Lake. St. 34. Strong to the end, a man of men, from out the strife he
passed; The grandest hour of all his life was that of earth the
Whittier : John Quincy Adams. Let each man think himself an act of God, His mind a thought, his life a breath of God. 3077
Bailey: Festus. Proem. Line 162.
It matters not what men assume to be; Or good, or bad, they are but what they are. 3078
Bailey: Festus. Sc. Wood and Water. What is man? A foolish baby; Vainly strives, and fights, and frets : Demanding all, deserving nothing, One small grave is all he gets. 3079
Carlyle : Cui Bono. Man, as says each bearded sage, Is but a piece of clay, Whose mystic moisture lost by age, To dust it falls away.
3080 Thomas Chatterton : The Revenge. Act i. Sc. 6. Born to be plough'd with years, and sown with cares, And reap'd by Death, lord of the human soil. 3081
Byron : Heaven and Earth. Act i. Sc. 3.
Men are the sport of circumstances, when The circumstances seem the sport of men. 3082
Byron : Don Juan. Canto v. St. 17 Man's a phenomenon, one knows not what, And wonderful beyond all wondrous measure; 'Tis pity tho', in this sublime world, that Pleasure's a sin, and sometimes sin's a pleasure. 3083
Byron : Don Juan. Canto i. St. 133 Man's a strange animal, and makes strange use Of his own nature and the various arts, And likes particularly to produce Some new experiment to show his parts. 3084
Byron : Don Juan. Canto i. St. 128
Virgins are soft as the roses they twine, And all, save the spirit of man, is divine. 3085
Byron : Bride of Ab. Canto i. St. 1. Admire, exult - despise, – laugh, weep, — for here There is such matter for all feeling :- man! Thou pendulum betwixt a smile and tear. 3086
Byron : Ch. Harold. Canto iv. St. 109. Once in the flight of ages past, There liv'd a man:- and who was he? Mortal! howe'er thy lot be cast, That man resembled thee. 3087
James Montgomery: Common Lot.
Fit for the mountains and the barb'rous caves,
Shaks.: Tw. Night. Act iv. Sc. 1
Shaks. : 1 Henry IV. Act iii. Sc. 1 Eye nature's walks, shoot folly as it flies, And catch the manners, living as they rise; Laugh where we must, be candid where we can; But vindicate the ways of God to man. 3090
Pope : Essay on Man. Epis. i. Line 13 Manners with fortunes, humors turn with climes, Tenets with books, and principles with times. 8091
Pope : Moral Essays. Epis. i. Line 172
March! - A cloudy stream is flowing,
Barry Cornwall: March, April, May.
William Cullen Bryant : March. Still the north wind breathes His frost, and still the sky sheds snow and sleet. 3094 William Cullen Bryant: Twenty-seventh of March.
Ah, March! we know thou art Kind-hearted, spite of ugly looks and threats, And, out of sight, art nursing April's violets! 3095
Helen Hunt: March. MARRIAGE, MATRIMONY — see Courtship, Father, Happi
ness, Husband, Love, Mother, Widows.
Sir Thomas Overbury: A Wife.
Shaks. : Tempest. Act iv. Sc. l. Look down, you gods, And on this couple drop a blessed crown. 3098
Shaks. : Tempest. Act v. Sc. 1. In love, the heavens themselves do guide the state; Money buys land, and wives are sold by fate. 3099
Shaks. : Mer. W. of W. Act v. Sc. &
Let still the woman take
Shaks.: Tw. Night. Act ii. Sc. $
Shakš.: Mer. of Venice. Act ii. Sc. 9. A light wife doth make a heavy husband. 3102
Shaks.: Mer. of Venice Act v. Sc. 1. A young man married is a man that's marred 3103
Shaks.: All's Well. Act ii. Sc. 3.
Honest company, I thank you all,
Shaks.: Tam. of the S. Act iii. Sc. 2.
Shaks.: Tam. of the S. Act v. Sc. 2. Such duty as the subject owes the prince, Even such a woman oweth to her husband; And, when she's froward, peevish, sullen, sour, And not obedient to his honest will, What is she, but a foul contending rebel, And graceless traitor to her loving lord ? 3106
Shaks. : Tam. of the S. Act v. Sc. 2. I am asham'd, that women are so simple To offer war, where they should kneel for peace: Or seek for rule, supremacy, and sway, When they are bound to serve, love, and obey. 3107
Shaks. : Tam. of the S. Act v. Sc. 2.
Reason, my son
Shaks. : Wint. Tale. Act iv. Sc. &
Should all despair,
Shaks.: Wint. Tale. Act i. Sc. 2
Shaks.: King John. Act ii. Sc. 2. Hasty marriage seldom proveth well. 3111
Shaks. : 3 Henry VI. Act iv. Sc. 1. What is wedlock forced, but a hell, An age of discord and continual strife? Whereas the contrary bringeth forth bliss, And is a pattern of celestial peace. 3112
Shaks. : 1 Henry VI. Act v. Sc. 5. Marriage is a matter of more worth Than to be dealt in by attorneyship. 3113
Shaks.: 1 Henry VI. Act v. Sc. E. The instances, that second marriage move, Are base respects of thrift, but none of love. 3114
Shaks. : Hamlet. Act iii. Sc. 2. Most potent, grave, and reverend signiors, My very noble and approv'd good masters, That I have ta’en away this old man's daughter, It is most true; true, I have married her; The very head and front of my offending Hath this extent, no more. 3115
Shaks.: Othello. Act i. Sc. 3: Oh, the music and beauty of life lose their worth, When one heart only joys in their smile; But the union of hearts gives that pleasure its birth, Which beams on the darkest and coldest of earth Like the sun on his own chosen isle; It gives to the fireside of winter the light, The glow and the glitter of spring O sweet are the hours, when two fond hearts unite, As softly they glide, in their innocent flight Away on a motionless wing. 3116
Bohn: M& The joys of marriage are the heaven on earth, Life's paradise, great princess, the soul's quiet, Sinews of concord, earthly immortality, Eternity of pleasures. 3117
Ford : Broken Heart. Act ii. Sc. 2