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The broken soldier, kindly bid to stay,
Sat by his fire, and talk'd the night away ;-
Wept o’er his wounds, or tales of sorrow done,
Shoulder'd his crutch, and shew'd how fields were won.

GOLDSMITH, Deserted Village, line 155.

FRAILTY. Frailty thy name is woman !

SHAKSPERE, Hamlet, act 1, sc. 2.

FREE AND EASY.
By my troth, this is free and easy indeed.

RILEY's Plautus, The Pseudolus, act 5, sc. 2.

FREEMAN
He is the freeman whom the truth makes free,
And all are slaves besides.

CowPER, The Task, Winter's Morning Walk.
They would no more in bondage bend their knee,
But, once made freemen would be always free.

CHURCHILL, Independence. But I was free-born.

The Acts, c. 22, v. 28.

FRIEND.
A friend should bear his friend's infirmities.

SHAKSPERE, Julius Cæsar, act 4, sc. 3.
Thine own friend, and thy father's friend, forsake not.

Proverbs, c, 27, v. 10,

Keep thy friend
Under thy own life's key.

SHAKSPERE, All's well that ends well, act 1, sc. 1.
If any touch my friend, or his good name,
It is my honour and my love to free

His blasted fame
From the least spot or thought of blame.

Geo. HERBERT, The Temple, Unkindness.

For to cast away a virtuous friend,
I call as bad as to cast away one's own life, which one

loves best. BUCKLEY's Sophocles, Edipus, Tyr. p. 22. Whoever knows how to return a kindness he has received, must be a friend above all price.

Ibid, Philoctetes, p. 309.

FRIENDSHIP.

A generous friendship no cold medium knows,
Burns with one love, with one resentment glows;
One should our interests and our passions be,
My friend must hate the man that injures me

Pope, Homer's Iliad, book 9, line 725.

And what is Friendship but a name,

A charm that lulls to sleep ;
A shade that follows wealth or fame,
And leaves the wretch to weep.

GOLDSMITH, The Hermit, v. 19.

Friendship is constant in all other things,
Save in the office and affairs of love.

SHAKSPERE, Much ado about nothing, act 2, sc. 1.

But a few friendships wear, and let them be
By nature and by fortune fit for thee.

Cowley, Martial, book 10, Epigram 47.

FRIGHTS THE ISLE. Silence that dreadful bell, it frights the Isle From her propriety.

SHAKSPERE, Othello, act 2, sc. 3.

FROM.

From
grave

to
gay,

from lively to severe.
POPE, on Man, Epi. 4, line 380.
From seeming evil still educing good.

Thomson, a Hymn, line 114.
From small fires comes oft no small mishap.

Geo. HERBERT, The Temple, Artillery.

FROM MY YOUTH.
All these things have I kept from my youth up :-

St. Matthew, c. 19, v. 20. St. Luke, c. 18, v. 21,
From my earliest youth, even up to this present age,
I have always, father, paid all submission to the injunc-
tions you have given.

1 RILEY's Plautus, Trinummus, act 2, sc. 2, p. 17.

FROM MORN.

From morn to noon he fell, From noon to dewy eve.

Milton, Paradise Lost, book 1, line 742.

FROSTY. Frosty but kindly.

SHAKSPERE, As you like it, act 2, sc. 3.

FULL, FILLED.
Full fathom five thy father lies ;
Of his bones are coral made.
A Song, Shakspere, The Tempest, act 1, sc. 2.

Full of sound and fury,
Signifying nothing.

SHAKSPERE, Macbeth, act 5, sc. š. For here in our house there's nothing else for thieves to gain, so filled is it with emptiness.

1 RILEY's Plautus, The Aulularia, act 1, sc. 3, p. 378. One, more starved out, I never did see, nor one more filled with hunger.

Ibid, The Captive, act 3, sc. 1, p. 446.

G.

GARTER INN. Mine host of the Garter.

SHAKSPERE, Merry Wives of Windsor, act 1, sc. 3.

GATHER YE ROSE-BUDS.
Gather ye rose-buds while ye may,

Old time is still a-flying:
And this same flower, which smiles to-day ;
To-morrow will be dying.

HERRICK'S Hesp. To the Virgins, No. 93.

GET VERY DRUNK.
Get
very
drunk ;

and when You wake with head-ache, you shall see what then.

BYRON, Don Juan, canto 2.

GET MONEY.
My friend, get money ; get a large estate,
By honest means; but get, at any rate.

FRANCIS' Horace, book 1, Epi. 1, line 93.
Get place and wealth, if possible with grace.
If not, by any means, get wealth and place.

POPE, To Bolingbroke, book 1, Epi. 1, line 103.
Go, make money. Put money enough in your purse.

SHAKSPERE, Othello, act 1, sc. 3.

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