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age. — Sir W. Temple. MHERE cannot live a more unhappy creature than
1 an ill-natured old Man who is neither capable of receiving pleasures, nor sensible of doing them to others.
Age. — Armstrong.
Though old, he still retain'd
Age. - Young.
age. — Swift. W HEN Men grow virtuous in their old Age, they are
ny merely making a sacrifice to God of the Devil's lavings.
Age. — Shakespeare.
1 In sap-consuming Winter's drizzling snow,
Age. – Madame de Stael.
Agreeableness. — La Rochefoucauld.
W that it consists in a Symmetry of which we know no the rules, and a secret Conformity of the Features to each other, and to the air and complexion of the Person.
Aims. – Kant. THAT are the Aims, which are at the same time
W Duties? They are, the perfecting of ourselves, the happiness of others.
Ambition. — La Rochefoucauld. MODERATION cannot have the credit of combating
M and subduing Ambition—they are never found to-
I HAVE ventur'd,
Ambition. — Byron.
Ambition. — Byron.
D And there hath been thy bane; there is a Fira
Ambition. - La Bruyère.
Ambition. — Shakespeare. DREAMS, indeed, are Ambition ; for the very substance
of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a Dream. And I hold Ambition of so airy and light a quality, that it is but a shadow's shadow.
Ambition. — Popes DRING then these blessings to a strict account; D Make fair deductions; see to what they ’mount; How much of other each is sure to cost; How much for other oft is wholly lost; How inconsistent greater goods with these ; How sometimes Life is risk'd, and always Ease; Think, and if still the things thy envy call, Say, wouldst thou be the man to whom they fall ? To sigh for ribbands, if thou art so silly, Mark how they grace Lord Umbra, or Sir Billy. Is yellow dirt the passion of thy life? Look but on Gripus, or on Gripus' wife. If parts allure thee, think how Bacon shin'd, The wisest, brightest, meanest of Mankind.
Amusements. — Burton. T ET the World have their May-games, Wakes, WhitU sunnales; their Dancings and Concerts; their Puppetshows, Hobby-horses, Tabors, Bagpipes, Balls, Barleybreaks, and whatever sports and recreations please them best, provided they be followed with discretion. Anathema. — Shakespeare.
If she must teem,
Anathema. — Shakespeare.
Anatomy. — Melancthon. TT is shameful for Man to rest in ignorance of the I structure of his own Body, especially when the knowledge of it mainly conduces to his welfare, and directs his application of his own Powers.
Ancestry. — Colton. TT is with Antiquity as with Ancestry, Nations are I proud of the one, and Individuals of the other ; but if they are nothing in themselves, that which is their pride ought to be their humiliation.
Anger. – Shakespeare.
FRET, till your proud heart break; Go, show your Slaves how choleric you are, And make your Bondsmen tremble. Must I budge? Must I observe you ? Must I stand and crouch Under your testy humour? By the Gods, You shall digest the venom of your Spleen, Though it do split you: for, from this day forth, I'll use you for my Mirth, yea, for my Laughter, When you are waspish.
Anger. — Plutarch. M IE continuance and frequent fits of Anger produce
I an evil habit in the Soul, called Wrathfulness, or a propensity to be angry; which ofttimes ends in Choler, Bitterness, and Morosity; when the Mind becomes ulcerated, peevish, and querulous, and like a thin, weak plate of iron, receives impression, and is wounded by the least occurrence.
anger. — Spenser.
Anger. – Shakespeare.
Anger. — Savage. WHEN Anger rushes, unrestrain'd to action, Like a hot steed, it stumbles in its way. The Man of Thought strikes deepest, and strikes safely.
Anger. – Clarendon. ANGRY and choleric Men are as ungrateful and un. i sociable as Thunder and Lightning, being in them. selves all Storm and Tempests; but quiet and easy Natures are like fair Weather, welcome to all, and acceptable to all Men; they gather together what the other disperse, and reconcile all whom the other incense : as they have the good will and the good wishes of all other Men, so they have the full possession of themselves, have all their own thoughts at peace, and enjoy quiet and ease in their own fortunes, how strait soever it may be.
Anger. — Shakespeare.
I should he rise upon our Confidence. We shouli freely forgive, but forget rarely. I will not be revenged, and this I owe to my enemy; but I will remember, and this I owe to myself.
Anger. — Plutarch. TAMENTATION is the only musician that always,
U like a screech-owl, alights and sits on the roof of an angry Man.
Anger. — Plutarch. TTAD I a careful and pleasant companion, that should Il show me my angry face in a glass, I should not at all take it ill; to behold a Man's self so unnaturally disguised and disordered, will conduce not a little to the Impeachment of Anger,
Antagonism. — Greville. COME Characters are like some bodies in Chemistry; a very good perhaps in themselves, yet fly off and refuse the least conjunction with each other.