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Iron sleet of arrowy shower
Gray, The Fatal Sisters.
Gay, Trivia, book 2, line 295.
PASSING RICH. Passing rich with forty pounds a year.
GOLDSMITH, Deserted Village.
SHAKSPERE, Henry 5th, act 1, scene 1.
She pin'd in thought; And, with a green and yellow melancholy, She sat, like patience on a monument, Smiling at grief.
Ibid, Twelfth Night, act 2, scene 4.
Francis' Horace, ode 24, line 31.
SHAKSPERE, Othello, act 2, scene 3,
Where peaceful seas, Fann'd by kind zephyrs, ever kiss the shore.
Thomson, Liberty, part 1.
PELTING OF THE STORM. Poor naked wretches, wheresoe'er you are, That bide the pelting of this pitiless storm.
SHAKSPERE, King Lear, act 3, scene 4.
may do what has by man been done.
Young, Night 6, line 606.
HERRICK’s Hesp. Aphorisms, No. 142.
I will see thee at Philippi then.
SHAKSPERE, Julius Cæsar, act 4, scene 3.
PIC-NIC. I'm going to invite her; I'll take her to a pic-nic entertainment. “Symbola,” was the name given to an entertainment, to which each of the guests contributed in money or kind; similar, in principle, to what we call a "pic-nic” party.
1 RILEY's Plautus. The Stichus, act 3, sc. 1.
PIERCING. Piercing the night's dull ear.
SHAKSPERE, King Henry 5th, chorus to act 4.
PIN A DISH-CLOUT TO HIS TAIL.
Gay, Dione, act 2, sc. 2.
DRYDEN, Alexander's Feast.
PIOUS FRAUD. When pious frauds and holy shifts, Are dispensations and gifts.
BUTLER, Hudibras, part 1, canto 3, line 1145. Bless him, ye powers ! and if it be a crime, Oh ! if the pious fraud offend your justice, Aim all your vengeance on Ismena's head.
SMITH, Phædra and Hyppolitus, act 2.
See how the force of others' prayers I try, (Oh pious fraud of amorous charity !)
POPE. Eloise to Abelard.
Thomson, Spring, line 697.
CHURCHILL. The Ghost, book 3.
DRYDEN, Baucis and Philemon, book 8. Here a fond wife, with pious error, prest Some hostile Roman to her throbbing breast.
Rowe's Lucan, book 3, line 1141.
The doubtful name was used without deceit,
DRYDEN, Iphis and Ianthe, book 9.
SOMERVILLE. Mahomet Ali Beg.
PLEASED WITH A RATTLE.
Behold the child, by nature's kindly law, Pleas'd with a rattle, tickled with a straw.
Pope, Essay on Man, Epi. 2, s. 3.
POPE. The Odyssey, book 4, line 75.
POCKET THE AFFRONT.
Dry up thy tears, and pocket up th' abuse,
DRYDEN, Juvenal, satire 16. And yet you will stand to it, you will not pocket up wrong.
SHAKSPERE, King Henry 4th, part 1, act 3, sc. 3,
Widely extensive is the poet's aim,
LADY WINCHELSEA to Pope.
What trouble is it to refute these monstrous inventions of the poets and painters.
YONGE's Cicero, Tusculan Disp. book 1, div, 6. So HORACE, in his Art of Poetry, which Roscommon translatesPainters and Poets have been still allow'd Their pencils, and their fancies unconfin'd,
Art of Poetry, line 10.