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OF WHOM, &c. Of whom it may be justly said, He's a gold pencil tipp'd with lead.
; Swift. A Lady's Ivory Table Book.
RoWE's Lucan, book 1, line 245.
Ibid, line 256.
SHAKSPERE, Hamlet, act 2, sc. 2.
CHURCHILL, Gotham, book 1. Age, too, shines out, and, garrulous, recounts the the feats of youth.
THOMSON, Autumn, line 1229.
OLD JOHN OF GAUNT.
SHAKSPERE, King Richard 2nd, act 1, scene 1.
KING, Art of Love, p. 7.
ON THE LIGHT FANTASTICK TOE.
SHAKSPERE, Troilus and Cressida, act 3, scene 3.
Ibid, Hamlet, act 4, scene 7.
succeed as his inheritor.
HERRICK's Hesp. Aphorisms, No. 287.
SHAKSPERE, Hamlet, act 4, sc. 5.
I am Sir Oracle, And when I ope my lips let no dog bark !
Ibid, Merchant of Venice, act 1, scene 1.
ORDER. The heavens themselves, the planets and this centre, Observe degree, priority, and place, Insisture, course, proportion, season, form, Office, and custom, in all line of order.
Ibid, Troilus and Cressida, act 1, scene 3.
Take but degree away, untune that string,
POPE, on Man, Epi. 4, s. 1.
Our doubts are traitors, And make us lose the good we oft might win, By fearing to attempt.
SHAKSPERE, Measure for Measure, act 1, scene 4.
OUR REVELS. Our revels now are ended.
Ibid, The Tempest, act 4, scene 1.
OSSA UPON PELION. Thrice did they essay to pile Ossa upon Pelion, and to roll woody Olympus upon Ossa : thrice the Sire, with his thunder, overthrew the piled-up mountains.
DAVIDSON's Virgil, by Buckley, p. 41, Georgics, bk. 1.
OTHELLO'S OCCUPATION 'S GONE !
OUT OF THE, &c. Out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.
ST. MATTHEW, c. 12, v. 34.
For of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh.
ST. LUKE, c. 6, v. 45.
the man : such as the man is, such will be his discourse : his actions will correspond with his discourse, and his life with his actions.
YONGE's Cicero, Tusculan Disp. book 5, div. 16.
OUT-RUN THE CONSTABLE. Quoth Hudibras, friend Ralph, thou hast, Out-run the Constable at last.
BUTLER’s Hudibras, p. 1, canto 3, line 1367.
OYSTER AND SHELL.. The eating of the oyster, and giving a shell to each of the Clowns who found it, is usually laid at the door of the Attorney. SOMERVILLE lays it at the door of the Parson, (Fable 8). Both are wrong, for the clowns agreed to leave their dispute to the first person they met, and he became the judge between them.
POPE says,-Dame justice weighing long the doubte ful right, takes, opens, swallows it, before their sight.
See his Miscellanies-Verbatim from Boileau.
Cymon and Iphigenia.
the bone betwixt them both. SAUNDERS' Chaucer, vol. 1, p. 21.
PALMAM QUI MERUIT FERAT. The palnı belongs to him who deserves it.
The motto on the Funeral Car of Lord Nelson, the hero
of the Nile and of Trafalgar,
The sixth age shifts
SHAKSPERE, As you like it, act 2, sc. 7.
The Parthian presuming on his flight and arrows shot backward.
Davidson's Virgil, by Buckley. Georgics, book 3, p. 69. Like the Parthian, I shall flying fight.
SHAKSPERE, Cymbeline, act 1, sc. 7. How quick they wheeld, and flying, behind them shot, Sharp sleet of arrowy shower,
Milton, Paradise Regained, bk. 3, line 323.