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For the living there is hope, for the dead there is none.
THEOCRITUS—Idyl. IV. 42.
Spes fovet, et fore cras semper ait melius.
Hope ever urges on, and tells us to-morrow will be better. TIBULLUS—Carmina. II. 6. 20.
Vestras spes uritis.
You burn your hopes.
HORSE Then I cast loose my buff coat, each halter let fall, Shook off both my jack-boots, let go belt and all, Stood up in the stirrup, leaned, patted his ear, Called my Roland his pet name, my horse with
out peer; Clapped my hands, laughed and sang, any noise
bad or good, 'Til at length
into Aix Roland galloped and stood. ROBERT BROWNING 6—How They Brought the
News from Ghent.
BARRY CORNWALL—The Blood Horse.
Morgan!She ain't nothing else, and I've got
the papers to prove it. Sired by Chippewa Chief, and twelve hundred
dollars won't buy her. Briggs of Turlumne owned her. Did you know
Briggs of Turlumne?Busted hisself in White Pine and blew out his
brains down in Frisco? BRET HARTE—Chiquita.
WORDSWORTH–The Eccursion. Bk. V.
Strung on slender blades of grass; Or a spider's
web adorning In a straight and treacherous pass.
WORDSWORTH—Hopes, What are They? Hope tells a flattering tale,
Delusive, vain and hollow.
Lest disappointment follow.
(See also Wolcot)
Like the driving of Jehu, the son of Nimshi: for he driveth furiously.
II Kings. IX. 20. Villain, a horse —Villain, I say, give me a horse
to fly, To swim the river, villain, and to fly. GEORGE PEELE—Battle of Alcazar. Act V.
L. 104. (1588-9)
Steed threatens steed, in high and boastful
neighs, Piercing the night's dull ear.
Henry V. Chorus to Act IV. L. 10.
An two men ride of a horse, one must ride behind.
Much Ado About Nothing. III. 5.
21 For young hot colts being rag'd, do rage the
more. Richard II. Act II. Sc. I. L. 70.
Give me another horse: bind up my wounds.
Richard III. Act V. Sc. 3. L. 177.
Hope, like a cordial, innocent, though strong,
YOUNG—Night Thoughts. Night VII. L. 1,514
Confiding, though confounded; hoping on,
YOUNG——Night Thoughts. Night VIII. L. 116.
If my best wines mislike thy taste,
In the place of their self-content;
In a fellowless firmament;
Where highways never ran,
And be a friend to man.
Hospes nullus tam in amici hospitium diverti
potest, Quin ubi triduum continuum fuerit jam odiosus
No one can be so welcome a guest that he will not become an annoyance when he has stayed three continuous days in a friend's house. PLAUTUS—Miles Gloriosus. III. 3. 12.
(See also HOMER)
Romans. XII. 13.
My master is of churlish disposition
I am your host; With robbers' hands my hospitable favours You should not ruffle thus.
King Lear. Act III. Sc. 7. L. 39.
Let me live in my house by the side of the road,
Where the race of men go by; They are good, they are bad; they are weak, they
are strong, Wise, foolish, so am I; Then why should I sit in the scorner's seat,
Or huri the cynic's ban?
And be a friend to man.
I charge thee, invite them all: let in the tide
Timon of Athens. Act III. Sc. 4. L. 118.
Ah me, why did they build my house by the road Every human heart is human. to the market town?
LONGFELLOW_Hiawatha. Introduction. L. 91. RABINDRANATH TAGORE-Gardener. 4. (See also Foss)
Laborin' man an' laborin' woman
Hev one glory an' one shame; The lintel low enough to keep out pomp and Ev’ythin' thet's done inhuman pride;
Injers all on 'em the same. The threshold high enough to turn deceit aside; LOWELL—The Biglow Papers. First Series. The doorband strong enough from robbers to de
No. 1. St. 10. fend; This door will open at a touch to welcome every friend.
It is good to be often reminded of the inconHENRY VAN DYKE—Inscription for a Friend's
sistency of human nature, and to learn to look
without wonder or disgust on the weaknesses House.
which are found in the strongest minds. A host in himself.
MACAULAY-Warren Hastings. WELLINGTON. Of LORD JOHN RUSSELL. Related by SAMUEL ROGERS. (1839) Para
For nothing human foreign was to him. phrase of HOMER's epithet of AJAX. See THOMSON—To the Memory of Lord Talbot. POPE's trans. of Iliad. III. 293.
Translation of "Humani nihil a me alienum
puto." HOUSE (See HOME, HOSPITALITY)
For the interesting and inspiring thing about
America, gentlemen, is that she asks nothing for HUMANITY (See also PHILANTHROPY) herself except what she has a right to ask for
WOODROW WILSON—Speech, at the luncheon Love, hope, fear, faith—these make humanity; These are its sign and note and character.
of the Mayor of New York, May 17, 1915. ROBERT BROWNING- Paracelsus. Sc. 3.
Never to blend our pleasure or our pride An inadvertent step may crush the snail
With sorrow of the meanest thing that feels. That crawls at evening in the public path.
WORDSWORTH—Hart-leap Well. Pt. II.
But hearing oftentimes
The still, sad music of humanity.
Lowliness is the base of every virtue,
And he who goes the lowest builds the safest. W'en you travel through the strange
BAILEY-Festus. Sc. Home.
He saw a cottage with a double coach-house, Who you be, an' say "hullo.”
A cottage of gentility! SAM WALTER Foss—Hullo.
And the Devil did grin, for his darling sin 7
Is pride that apes humility. He held his seat; a friend to human race.
COLERIDGE-Devil's Waik. Original title, HOMER—Iliad. Bk. VI. L. 18. POPE's trans.
Devil's Thoughts. Written jointly by COLE
RIDGE and SOUTHEY. Respect us, human, and relieve us, poor.
(See also SOUTHEY under Devn) HOMER— Odyssey. Bk. IX. L. 338. POPE'S trans.
I am well aware that I am the 'umblest person going *
* let the other be where he may. Over the brink of it.
DICKENS—David Copperfield. Vol. I. Ch. Picture it—think of it,
'I'mble we are, 'umble we have been, 'umble Then, if you can.
we shall ever be. Hoon—Bridge of Sighs.
DICKENS-David Copperfield. Vol. I. Ch.
Parvum parva decent.
Humble things become the humble.
HORACE-Epistles. I. 7. 44.
KEBLE~Miscellaneous Poems. At Hooker's JUVENAL—Satire XV. L. 203.
There's the humour of it.
serted by THEOBALD from the quarto.)
I was not born for Courts or great affairs;
Humility is to make a right estimate of one's self. It is no humility for a man to think less of himself than he ought, though it might rather puzzle him to do that. SPURGEON—Gleanings Among the Sheaves. Hu
The higher a man is in grace, the lower he will be in his own esteem. SPURGEON—Gleanings Among the Sheaves. The
Give place to your betters.
Enough is as good as a feast.
Sc. 2. Written by CHAPMAN, JONSON,
Jewelled coryphée With quivering wings like shielding gauze out
spread. EDNAH PROCTOR CLARKE—Humming-Bird. Quick as a humming bird is my love, Dipping into the hearts of flowersShe darts so eagerly, swiftly, sweetly Dipping into the flowers of my heart.
JAMES OPPENHEIM-Quick as a Humming Bird. And the humming-bird that hung
Like a jewel up among The tilted honeysuckle horns
They mesmerized and swung In the palpitating air,
Drowsed with odors strange and rare, And, with whispered laughter, slipped away And left him hanging there. JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY—The South Wind
and the Sun.
A mist of rainbow dyes,
From flower to flower he flies.
Socratem audio dicentem, cibi condimentum esse famem, potionis sitim.
I hear Socrates saying that the best seasoning for food is hunger; for drink, thirst. CICERO-De Finibus Bonorum et Malorum. II.
28. (See also CERVANTES) 25 Oliver Twist has asked for more.
DICKENS-Oliver Twist. Ch. II.
Græculus esuriens in cælum, jusseris, ibit.
Bid the hungry Greek go to heaven, he will go. JUVENAL-Satires. III. 78.
God is thy law, thou mine.
MILTON- Paradise Lost. Bk. IV. L. 637.
17 The wife, where danger or dishonour lurks, Safest and seemliest by her husband stays, Who guards her, or with her the worst endures. MILTON-Paradise Lost. Bk. IX. L. 267.
And to thy husband's will Thine shall submit; he over thee shall rule. MILTON--Paradise Lost. Bk. X. L. 195.
With thee goes Thy husband, him to follow thou art bound; Where he abides, think there thy native soil.
MILTON—Paradise Lost. Bk. XI. L. 290. The stoic husband was the glorious thing. The man had courage, was a sage, 'tis true, And lov'd his country.
POPE-Epilogue to Rowe's Jane Shore. Well, if our author in the wife offends He has a husband that will make amends; He draws him gentle, tender, and forgiving, And sure such kind good creatures may be living.
POPE-Epilogue to Rowe's Jane Shore.
22 No worse a husband than the best of men.
Antony and Cleopatra. Act II. Sc. 2. L. 131. I will attend my husband, be his nurse, Diet his sickness, for it is my office.
Comedy of Errors. Act V. Sc. 1. L. 98.
La ventre affamé n'point d'oreilles.
Hungry bellies have no ears.
(See also Cato)
Nec rationem patitur, nec æquitate mitigatur nec ulla prece flectitur, populus esuriens.
A hungry people listens not to reason, nor cares for justice, nor is bent by any prayers. SENECA-De Brevitate Vitæ. XVIII.
They said they were an-hungry; sigh'd forth
proverbs, That hunger broke stone walls, that dogs must
eat, That meat was made for mouths, that the gods
(See also CERVANTES)
Julius Cæsar. Act I. Sc. 2. L. 194.
That lord whose hand must take my plight shall
carry Half my love with him, half my care and duty.
King Lear. Act I. Sc. 1. L. 103.
If I should marry him, I should marry twenty
husbands. Merchant of Venice. Act I. Sc. 2. L. 67.