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SHIPWRECK - SIGAS.
Some went to prayers again, and made a vow
Byron : Don Juan. Canto ii. St. 44
Byron : Don Juan. Canto ii. St. 52 SHOES.
Let firm, well-hammer'd soles protect thy feet,
Gay: Trivia. Bk. i. Line 33. SHORT-HAND.
These lines and dots are locks and keys,
James Montgomery: Short-Hand SICKNESS -see Diseases, Doctors.
Lemira's sick; make haste, the doctor call,
Young : Love of Fame. Satire v. Line 179 SIGHS — see Love.
Speed the soft intercourse from soul to soul,
Pope : Eloisa to A. Line 57
But sighs subside, and tears (e'en widows') shrink,
Byron : Don Juan. Canto x. St. 7
Byron : Don Juan. Canto xvi. St. 13
Sometime we see a cloud that's dragonish:
A vapor, sometime, like a bear, or lion, · A tower'd citadel, a pendant rock,
A forked mountain, or blue promontory
Shaks.: Ant. and Cleo. Act iv. Sc. 12
SILENCE - see Sabbath, Stillness, Storm.
Silence is the perfectest herald of joy:
Shaks.: Much Ado. Act ii. Sc. 1 0, my Antonio, I do know of these, That therefore only are reputed wise, For saying nothing 4589
Shaks. : Mer. of Venice. Act i. Sc. 1
Silence is only commendable In a neat's tongue dried, and a maid not vendible. 4590
Shaks. : Mer. of Venice. Act i. Sc. I Silence often of pure innocence Persuades, when speaking fails. 4591
Shaks. : Wint. Tale. Act ii. Sc. 2. Silence in love bewrays more woe Than words, tho' ne'er so witty; A beggar that is dumb, you know, May challenge double pity! 4592
Sir Walter Raleigh : Silent Lover. St. 6. Silence more musical than any song. 4593
Christina G. Rossetti : Rest. Eilence in woman is like speech in man. 4594
Ben Jonson : Silent Woman. Act ii. Sc. 2.
SILENCE — SIMILARITY.
When wit and reason both have fail'd to move
Congreve: Old Bachelor. Act ii. Sc. 3.
But couldst thou seize some tongues that now are free,
Pope : Imitation of the Earl of Rochester
Pope: E. on Criticism. Pt. iii. Line 7 Down through the starry intervals, Upon this weary-laden world, How soft the soul of Silence falls ! How deep the spell wherewith she thralls, How wide her mantle is unfurled. 4598
Mary Clemmer : Silence Of all our loving Father's gifts, I often wonder which is best, — And cry: Dear God, the one that lifts Our soul from weariness to rest, The rest of Silence, – that is best. 4599
Mary Clemmer: Silence. God's poet is silence! His song is unspoken, And yet so profound, so loud, and so far, It fills you, it thrills you with measures unbroken, And as soft, and as fair, and as far as a star. 4600 Joaquin Miller : Isles of the Amazons. Pt. i. St. 46
Let me silent be; For silence is the speech of love, The music of the spheres above. 4601
R. H. Stoddard: Speech of Love.
You know There are moments when silence, prolonged and unbroken, More expressive may be than all words ever spoken. It is when the heart has an instinct of what In the heart of another is passing.
4602 Owen Meredith : Lucile. Pt. ii. Canto i. St. 20.
SIMILARITY -- see Bashfulness, Chastity.
Like wil to like : each creature loves his kind, Chaste words proceed still from a bashful mind. 4603
Herrick : Aph. Like Loves His Like
SIMPLICITY- see Beauty, Folly, Indifference,
To me more dear, congenial to my heart, One native charm, than all the gloss of art. 4604
Goldsmith: Des. Village. Line 255
SIN -- see Crime, Vice.
Shaks.: M. for M. Act ii. Sc. 1
Shaks.: Pericles. Act i. Sc. 1 He is no man on whom perfecţions wait, That, knowing sin within, will touch the gate. 4607
Shaks.: Pericles. Act i. Sc. 1. I am a man Mure sinn'd against than sinning. 4608
Shaks.: King Lear. Act iii. Sc. 2. O, what authority, and show of truth Can cunning sin cover itself withal! 5509
Shaks.: Much Adc. Act iv. Sc. 1. nere is a method in man's wickedness; It grows up by degrees.
4610 Beaumont & Fletcher : King and No King. Act v. Sc. 4 The knowledge of my sin Is half-repentance. 4611
Bayard Taylor: Lars. Bk. ii Drudgery and knowledge are of a kin, And both descended from one parent sin.
4612 Butler : Sat.on the Licentious Age of Chas. II. Line 181 In lashing sin, of every stroke beware, For sinners feel, and sinners you must spare. 4613
Crabbe: Tales. Advice. Line 242,
SINCERITY — see Candor, Faith, Fidelity, Honesty.
His nature is too noble for the world :
Shaks. : Coriolanus. Act iii. Sc. 1. Better is the wrong with sincerity, rather than the right
with falsehood. 4615
Tupper: Proverbial Phil. Of Tolerance. To God, thy country, and thy friend be true. 4616
Henry Vaughan : Rules and Lessons
SINGING -- see Music, Voice.
At every close she made, th' attending throng
Dryden: Flower and the Leaf. Line 197
Byron : von Juan. Canto iv. St. 87 Sing, seraph with the glory! heaven is high. Sing, poet with the sorrow! earth is low. The universe's inward voices cry “ Amen” to either song of joy and woe. Sing, seraph, poet! sing on equally! 4619
Mrs. Browning : Sonnets. Seraph and Poet When God helps all the workers for His world, The singers shall have help of Him, not last.
4620 Mrs. Browning : Aurora Leigh. Bk. ii. Line 1303. Above the clouds I lift my wing To hear the hells of Heaven ring: Some of their music, though my flights be wild, To Earth I bring; Then let me soar and sing ! 4621
É. C. Stedman: The Singer. St. 2. I send my heart up to thee, all my heart In this my singing! For the stars help me, and the sea bears part. 4622
Robert Browning: In a Gondola I do but sing because I must, And pipe but as the linnets sing. 4623
Tennyson: In Memoriam. Pt. xxi. St. 6 God sent his Singers upon earth With songs of sadness and of mirth, That they might touch the hearts of men, And bring them back to heaven again. 4624
Longfellow: The Singers. St. 1 ... Songs of that high art Which, as winds do in the pine, Find an answer in each heart. 4625
Longfellov: Oliver Basselin St 6