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Curs'd be the man, the poorest wretch in life,
Burns, Henpecked Husband.
GOLDSMITH, Double Transformation,
CUT AND DRY.
Can ready compliments supply,
SWIFT, Furniture of Woman's Mind.
Microcosm, vol. 1, No. 8, p. 68.
CUT YOUR COAT, &c. For no delicious morsel pass'd her throat, According to her cloth she cut her coat.
DRYDEN, Cock and Fox. “We, if we are now drinking from our Samian jug, still build our walls according to our means.
Riley's Plautus, vol. 1, The Stichus, act 4, sc. 4.
Pope, Epi. to Arbuthnot, line 201.
POPE, Essay on Man, Epi. 4, line 283.
SAVAGE, Char. of Foster, line 46. Damn'd by the Muse to everlasting fame.
LLOYD, Epi. to a Friend.
DAMON AND MUSIDORA.
DANCE ON A JIG, &c. Light quirks of music, broken and uneven. Make the soul dance upon a jig to heaven.
Pope, Moral Essays, Epi. 4, line 143.
GOLDSMITH, Deserted Village, line 25.
DANCING BEAR. "Though civil persons they, you ruder were, And had more humors than a dancing bear.
Rowe, Tonson and Congreve.
DANIEL COME TO JUDGMENT. A Daniel come to judgment ! yea, a Daniel ! O wise young judge, how do I honour thee!
SAAKSPERE, Merchant of Venice, act 4, sc. 1. A second Daniel, a Daniel, Jew!
DARKNESS. Darkness visible.
MILTON's Paradise Lost, book 1, line 63. Darkness, thou first great parent of us all, Thou art our great original !
Frail empire of a day!
SOMERVILLE's Hobbinol, canto 3, line 326.
Broome, Dialogue, Lady and her Looking-glass. O life, frail offspring of a day ! 'Tis puff'd with one short gasp away
! Swift as the short-liv'd flower it flies, It springs, it blooms, it fades, it dies.
Empire and love ! the vision of a day.
Young, Force of Religion, book 1, line 94.
Psalm 84, v. 10. For one day spent well, and agreeably to your precepts, is preferable to an eternity of error.
YONGE's Cicero, Tusculan Disp. book 5, div. 2.
DEAD MEN'S SHOES.
For obtaining of suits : whereof The hangman hath no lean wardrobe.
SHAKSPERE, King Henry 4th, part 1, act 1, sc. 2.
DEATH. Isabel. What says my brother ? Claudio.
Death is a fearful thing. Isabel. And shamed life a hateful. Claudio. Ay, but to die, and go we know not where ;
To lie in cold obstruction, and to rot.
SHAKSPERE, Measure for Measure, act 3, sc. 1. The moon renews her orb with growing light, But when we sink into the depths of night, Where all the good, the rich, the brave are laid, Our best remains are ashes and a shade.
FRANCIS' Horace, book 4, ode 7. Death will have his day.
SHAKSPERE, King Richard 2nd, act 3, sc. 2.
DEATH THE GATE OF LIFE.
Mors, mortis, morti, mortem, nisi morte dedisses ; æternce, ritoe, Janua clausa foret.
TRANSLATED-0 death of death ! unless thou hadst given up death, to death, by death ; the gate of eternal life would have been closed.
Almighty God, who through thine only-begotten Son Jesus Christ hast overcome death, and opened unto us the gate of everlasting life ;
Collect for Easter Day. How did she contrive alone to effect death in addition to death?
BOCKLEY’s Sophocles, Trachiniæ, p. 228. NotE.—The Latin passage quoted above, may be seen inscribed on the tomb of the Twemlow Family, in Witton Church yard, Northwich. It is the composition of the late incumbent, the Rev.
DEEP ON HIS FRONT, &c.
Deep on his front engraven Deliberation sat, and public care.
MILTON, Par. Lost, book 2, line 302.
Delightful task ! to rear the tender thought,
THouson, Spring, line 1149.