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But hers, which through the crystal tears gave
light, Shone like the moon in water seen by night.
Venus and Adonis. L. 491.
Her eyes are homes of silent prayer.
TENNYSON-In Memoriam. XXXII.
Scoop, young Jesus, for her eyes,
For the eyes of Viola.
Tint, Prince Jesus, a
Duskèd eye for Viola!
JOHN TRUMBULL-McFingal. Canto I. L. 67.
How blue were Ariadne's eyes
When, from the sea's horizon line,
My Psyche, bluer far are thine.
So when thou saw'st in nature's cabinet
(See also BEAUMONT)
(See also ERASMUS)
Blue eyes shimmer with angel glances.
CONSTANCE F. WOOLSON-October's Song.
WORDSWORTH-A Poet's Epitaph. St. 13.
And her face so fair
Stirr’d with her dream, as rose-leaves with the air. It is the common wonder of all men, how BYRON--Don Juan. Canto IV. St. 29. among so many millions of faces there should be none alike.
Yet even her tyranny had such a grace, SIR THOMAS BROWNE-Religio Medici. Pt. II. The women pardoned all, except her face. Sec. II.
BYRON-Don Juan. Canto V. St. 113.
A face to lose youth for, to occupy age
ROBERT BROWNING-A Likeness.
And to his eye
BYRON—The Dream. St. 2.
Where roses and white lilies blow;
Wherein all pleasant fruits do grow.
Fourth Book of Airs. ARBER in English
As clear and as manifest as the nose in a
(See also RABELAIS)
Your face, my thane, is a book where men
Macbeth. Act I. Sc. 5. L. 63.
Thus is his cheek the map of days outworn.
Never say "Fail" again.
BULWER-LYTTON-Richelieu. Act II. Sc. 2.
He that is low, no pride.
(See also BUTLER) Now a' is done that men can do, And a' is done in vain.
BURNS-It Was a' for our Rightfu' King.
20 He that is down can fall no lower. BUTLER—Hudibras. Pt. I. Canto III. L. 878.
(See also BUNYAN) 21 Camelus desiderans cornua etiam aures perdidit.
The camel set out to get him horns and was shorn of his ears. ERASMUS—Adagia. Chil. III. Cent. V. 8.
heading. Greek proverb from APOSTOLIUS. IX. 59 b. VIII. 43. English a free translation of the same from the rendering of the Proverb applied to Baalam by the Rabbis of the Talmud. Sanhedrin. 106 a.
Her angel's face,
(Who sees them is undone);
(The side that's next the Sun). SIR JOHN SUCKLING—A Ballad Upon a Wed
ding. St. 10. Her face is like the Milky Way i' the sky,A meeting of gentle lights without a name.
SIR JOHN SUCKLING—Brennoralt. Act III.
Is not so white;
And pine for fright
Grow not as this face grows from pale to bright.
SWINBURNE—Before the Mirror.
WORDSWORTH–To a Highland Girl.
14 My face. Is this long strip of skin
Which bears of worry many a trace,
This mass of seams and lines, my face?
Greatly begin! Though thou have time
LOWELL-For an Autograph.
You may boldly say, you did not plough
Plough the sands. Phrase used by MR.
Sec. 2. Mem. 1. Subs. 2. (See also FULLER, WYATT, also SANNAZARO