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Be Britain still to Britain true,
Amang oursels united ;
BURNS, Dumfries Volunteers.
COWPER'S Task, The Time Piece.
There learned arts do flourish in great honour,
And poet's wits are had in peerless price; Religion hath lay power, to rest upon her,
Advancing virtue, and suppressing vice.
Had people grace it gratefully to use :
SPENCER, Colin Clint.
THOMPSON, Liberty, part 5.
CHURCHILL, Gotham, book 2,
Be England what she will,
CHURCHILL, The Farewell.
ENGLISHMEN. I think by some odd gimmers or device, "Their arms are set like clocks, still to strike on; Else ne'er could they hold out so as they do.
SHAKSPERE, King Henry 6th, act 1, part 1, sc. 2.
ETERNAL JUSTICE. Thus, if eternal justice rules the ball ! Thus shall your wives, and thus your
children fall. Pope, Elegy to the memory of a lady. Ye Gods! what justice rules the ball; Freedom and arts together fall.
POPE, Choruses to Brutus.
YOUNG, Night 1st, line 64.
EVERY DOG, &c.
SWIFT, Whig and Tory.
SHAKSPERE, Hamlet, act 5, sc. 1.
LLOYD, Letter of Rhymes.
POPE, Moral Essays, Epi. 2, lines 216, 218.
MILTON, Par. Lost, bk. 4, line 110.
EYES AND EARS.
HERRICK's Hesp. Aphorism, No. 158.
RILEY's Plautus, vol. 2, Trunculentus, act 2, sc. 2.
SHAKSPERE, Winter's Tale, act 2, sc. 1..
FACE, THE INDEX.
CRABBE, Tales of the Hall, book 16. Open, candid, and generous, his heart was the constant companion of his hand, and his tongue the artless index of his mind.
MICROCOSM, No. 19, March 19, 1787.
There's no art
SHAKSPERE, Macbeth, act 1, sc. 4. 0. what may man him within hide, Though angel on the outward side!
SHAKSPERE, Measure for measure, act 3, sc. 2. I can smile, and murther while I smile.
SHAKSPERE, Henry 6, part 3, act 3, sc. 2. The smiler with the knife under the cloak.
SAUNDERS' Chaucer, vol. 1, page 47.
A man I knew, who liv'd upon a smile ;
YOUNG, 8th Night, line 336.
SHAKSPERE, Hamlet, act 1, scene 5.
SHAKSPERE, Julius Cæsar, act 4, sc. 1.
RILEY's Ovid's Meta. page 212.
BUCKLEY's Theocritus, page 160.
FAINT, FAINTING. Faint heart ne'er won fair lady.
KING, Orpheus and Eurydice, line 134.
A lady fair.
So play the foolish throngs with one that swoons ,
SHAKSPERE; Measure for measure, act 2, sc. 4.
Fallen from his high estate.
DRYDEN, Alexander's Feast, stanza 4.