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For, bless the gude mon, gin he had his ain way,

He'd pa let a cat on the Sabbath say "mew; Nae birdie maun whistle, nae lambie maun play, An' Phoebus himsel could pa travel that day,

As he'd find a new Joshua in Andie Agnew. MOORE—Sunday Ethics. St. 3.


On Sundays, at the matin-chime,
The Alpine peasants, two and three,

Climb up here to pray;
Burghers and dames, at summer's prime,
Ride out to church from Chamberry,

Dight with mantles gay,
But else it is a lonely time
Round the Church of Brou.
MATTHEW ARNOLDThe Church of Brou. II.

St. 3. 2 Thou art my single day, God lends to leaven What were all earth else, with a feel of heaven.

ROBERT BROWNINGPippa Passes. Sc. 1.

See Christians, Jews, one heavy sabbath keep, And all the western world believe and sleep.

POPE-Dunciad. Bk. III. L. 99.


E'en Sunday shines no Sabbath day to me.
POPE-Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot. Prologue to

the Satires. L. 12.



The sabbaths of Eternity,
One sabbath deep and wide.

TENNYSON–St. Agnes' Eve. St. 3.

Of all the days that's in the week,

I dearly love but one day,
And that's the day that comes betwixt

A Saturday and Monday.
HENRY CAREYSally in Our Alley.



How still the morning of the hallow'd day!
Mute is the voice of rural labour, hush'd
The ploughboy's whistle, and the milkmaid's

JAMES GRAHAMEThe Sabbath. Song.


Gently on tiptoe Sunday creeps,
Cheerfully from the stars he peeps,
Mortals are all asleep below,
None in the village bears him go;
E'en chanticleer keeps very still,
For Sunday whispered, 'twas his will.

JOHN PETER HEBEL-Sunday Morning.

SACRIFICE What millions died—that Cæsar might be great!

CAMPBELL-Pleasures of Hope. Pt. II.

17 Sacrifice to the Graces. DIOGENES LAERTIUS. Bk. IV. 6. LORD CHESTERFIELD_Letter. March 9, 1748.

(See also PLUTARCH, VOLTAIRE) 18 He is brought as a lamb to the slaughter.

Isaiah. LIII. 7.

19 Sacrifice to the Muses.

PLUTARCH-Banquet of the Seven Wise Men. 20

Plato used to say to Xenocrates the philosopher, who was rough and morose, “Good Xenocrates, sacrifice to the Graces."

PLUTARCH-Life of Marius.


Sundaies observe: think when the bells do chime, 'Tis angel's musick; therefore come not late. HERBERT_Temple. The Church Porch. St.




The ancients recommended us to sacrifice to the Graces, but Milton sacrificed to the Devil.

VOLTAIRE. Of Milton's Genius.

The Sundaies of man's life,
Thredded together on time's string,
Make bracelets to adorn the wife
Of the eternal, glorious King.
On Sunday heaven's gates stand ope;
Blessings are plentiful and rife.

More plentiful than hope.
HERBERT— Temple. The Church. Sunday.

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Now, really, this appears the common case Of putting too much Sabbath into SundayBut what is your opinion, Mrs. Grundy?

HOOD--An Open Question. St. 1.


Day of the Lord, as all our days should be! LONGFELLOW-Christus. Pt. III. John Endi

cott. Act I, Sc. 2. 10

The Sabbath was made for man, and not man for the Sabbath.

Mark. II. 27.

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Sorrow so royally in you appears,
That I will deeply put the fashion on.

Henry IV. Pt. IÍ. Act V. Sc. 2. L. 49.

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Ohe! jam satis est.

Now, that's enough.
HORACEEpistles. I. 5. 12.

Epigrams. IV. 91. 1.



Satire should, like a polished razor keen,
Wound with a touch that's scarcely felt or seen.
Thine is an oyster knife, that hacks and hews;
The rage but not the talent to abuse.

Imitator of the First Satire of Horace. (Pope.)
I wear my Pen as others do their Sword.
To each affronting sot I meet, the word
Is Satisfaction: straight to thrusts I go,
And pointed satire runs him through and through.

JOHN OLDHAM-Satire upon a Printer. L. 35.


Sed tacitus pasci si posset corvus, haberet
Plus dapis, et rixæ multo minus invidiæque.

If the crow had been satisfied to eat his prey in silence, he would have had more meat and less quarreling and envy. HORACE—Epistles. I. 17. 50.

22 Les délicats sont malheureux, Rien ne saurait les satisfaire.

The fastidious are unfortunate: nothing can satisfy them. LA FONTAINE-Fables. II. 1.

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Est bien fou du cerveau Qui prétend contenter tout le monde et son père. The mightier man, the mightier is the thing He is very foolish who aims at satisfying all What makes him honour'd,

or begets him hate; the world and his father.

For greatest scandal waits on greatest state. LA FONTAINE-Fables. III. 1.

Rape of Lucrece. L. 1,004. My cup runneth over.

He rams his quill with scandal and with scoff, Psalms. XXIII. 5.

But 'tis so very foul, it won't go off.

YOUNG—Epistles to Pope. Ep. I. L. 199. Mach' es Wenigen recht; vielen gefallen ist schlimm.

SCHELD (RIVER) Satisfy a few to please many is bad.

Remote, unfriended, melancholy, slow, SCHILLER—Votivtafeln.

Or by the lazy Scheld or wandering Po!

GOLDSMITH-The Traveller. L. 1.
Nullius boni sine sociis jucunda possessio est.
There is no satisfaction in any gocd without



Alone by the Schuylkill a wanderer rov'd, 5 He is well paid that is well satisfied.

And bright were its flowery banks to his eye;

But far, very far, were the friends that he lov'd. Merchant of Venice. Act IV. Sc. 1. L. 415.

And he gaz'd on its flowery banks with a sigh.

MOORELines Written on Leaving PhiladelEnough is as good as a feast.

pha. JOSHUA SYLVESTER—Works. (1611)

SCIENCE 7 Give me, indulgent gods! with mind serene, 'Twas thus by the glare of false science betray'd, And guiltless heart, to range the sylvan scene; That leads to bewilder, and dazzles to blind. No splendid poverty, no smiling care,

BEATTIEThe Hermit.
No well-bred hate, or servile grandeur, there.
YOUNG—Love of Fame. Satire I. L. 235. O star-eyed Science, hast thou wander'd there,

To waft us home the message of despair?

CAMPBELL-Pleasures of Hope. Pt. II. L. 325. Dead scandals form good subjects for dissection. Respectable Professors of the Dismal Science. BYRONDon Juan. Canto I. St. 31.

CARLYLE — Latter Day Pamphlets. No. 1.

(1850) 9

21 To converse with Scandal is to play at Losing

What we might call, by way of Eminence, the Loadum, you must lose a good name to him, be

Dismal Science. fore you can win it for yourself. CONGREVE—Love for Love. Act I. Sc. 2.

CARLYLEThe Nigger Question.

22 ("Losing Loadum" an old game which one

Philosophia vero omnium mater artium. plays to lose tricks.)

Philosophy is true mother of the arts. (Science) 10 Assail'd by scandal and the tongue of strife,

CICEROTusculum Disp. Bk. I.

23 His only answer was a blameless life; And he that forged, and he that threw the dart,

There are very few persons who pursue science

with true dignity. Had each a brother's interest in his heart.

SIR HUMPHREY Davy-Consolations in Travel. COWPERHope. L. 570.

Dialogue V. The Chemical Philosopher. 11

24 And though you duck them ne'er so long,

Wissenschaft und Kunst gehören der Welt an, Not one salt drop e'er wets their tongue; und vor ihnen verschwinden die Schranken der 'Tis hence they scandal have at will,

Nationalität. And that this member ne'er lies still.

Science and art belong to the whole world, GAYThe Mad Dog.

and before them vanish the barriers of nation

ality. 12 And there's a lust in man no charm can tame

GOETHE-In a conversation with a German hisOf loudly publishing our neighbour's shame;

torian. (1813) On eagles' wings immortal scandals fly, While virtuous actions are but borne to die.

While bright-eyed Science watches round. JUVENAL-Satires. IX. HARVEY's trans.

GRAY-Ode for Music. Chorus. L. 11. 13

Science is the topography of ignorance. Conscia mens recti famæ mendacia risit:

HOLMES-Medical Essays. 211. Sed nos in vitium credula turba sumus.

27 The mind conscious of innocence despises For science is * * * like virtue, its own exfalse reports: but we are a set always ready ceeding great reward. to believe a scandal.

CHAS. KINGSLEY-Health and Education. OVID-Fasti. IV. 311.







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The science of fools with long memories. PLANCHÉ-Preliminary Observations. Pursui

vant of Arms. Speaking of Heraldry. How index-learning turns no student pale, Yet holds the eel of science by the tail. POPE-Dunciad. Bk. I. L. 279.

(See also SMOLLETT) One science only will one genius fit, So vast is art, so narrow human wit.

POPE-Essay on Criticism. Pt. I. L. 60.

To the natural philosopher, to whom the whole extent of nature belongs, all the individual branches of science constitute the links of an endless chain, from which not one can be detached without destroying the harmony of the whole. FRIEDRICH SCHOEDLER— Treasury of Science.

Astronomy. A mere index hunter, who held the eel of science by the tail. SMOLLETT—Peregrine Pickle. Ch. XLIII.

(See also POPE) Science is organised knowledge.

SPENCER-Education. Ch. II.

Science when well digested is nothing but good sense and reason. STANISLAUS (King of Poland)-Maxims. No.


Hear, Land o' Cakes and brither Scots
Frae Maiden Kirk to Johnny Groat's.
BURNS-On Capt. Grose's Peregrinations Thro'

O Scotia! my dear, my native soil!

For whom my warmest wish to heaven is sent; Long may thy hardy sons of rustic toil Be blest with health, and peace, and sweet

content. BURNSCotter's Saturday Night. St. 20.



It's guid to be merry and wise,

It's guid to be honest and true,
It's guid to support Caledonia's cause,

And bide by the buff and the blue!
* BURNSHere's a Health to Them that's Awa'.




Only a few industrious Scots perhaps, who indeed are dispersed over the face of the whole earth. But as for them, there are no greater friends to Englishmen and England, when they are out on't, in the world, than they are. And for my own part, I would a hundred thousand of them were there (Virginia) for we are all one countrymen now, ye know, and we should find ten times more comfort of them there than we do here. CHAPMAN–Eastward Ho. Act III. Sc. 2.

Written by CHAPMAN, JONSON, MARSTON. JAMES I was offended at the reflexion on Scotchmen and the authors were threatened with imprisonment. Extract now found only in a few editions.


Science falsely so called.

I Timothy. VI. 20.


But beyond the bright searchlights of science,

Out of sight of the windows of sense,
Old riddles still bid us defiance,

Old questions of Why and of Whence.
W. C. D. WHETHAM-Recent Development of

Physical Science. P. 10.

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So let him stand, through ages yet unborn,
Fix'd statue on the pedestal of Scorn.

BYRON-Curse of Minerva. L. 206.

11 He will laugh thee to scorn.

Ecclesiasticus. XIII. 7.

He hears
On all sides, from innumerable tongues
A dismal universal hiss, the sound
Of public scorn.

MILTONParadise Lost. Bk. X. L. 506.

13 A drop of patience: but, alas, to make me A fixed figure, for the time of scorn To point his slow unmoving finger at! Othello. Act IV. Sc. 2. L. 53. In the folio: "The fixed figure for the time of scorn

To point his slow and moving finger at." 14 O, what a deal of scorn looks beautiful In the contempt and anger of his lip!

Twelfth Night. Act III. Sc. 1. L. 156.

In all my travels I never met with any one Scotchman but what was a man of sense. "I believe everybody of that country that has any, leaves it as fast as they can.



O Caledonia! stern and wild,
Meet nurse for a poetic child!
Land of brown heath and sbaggy wood,
Land of the mountain and the flood,
Land of my sires! what mortal hand
Can e'er untie the filial band,
That knits me to thy rugged strand!
Scott-Lay of the Last Minstrel. Canto VI.

St. 2.

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The sweet psalmist of Israel.

II Samuel. XXIII. 1.

21 Within that awful volume lies The mystery of mysteries! Happiest they of human race, To whom God has granted grace To read, to fear, to hope, to pray, To lift the latch, and force the way: And better had they ne'er been born, Who read to doubt, or read to scorn.

SCOTT-Monastery. Ch. XII.




But Thy good word informs my soul

How I may climb to heaven.
WATTS—Excellency of the Bible.


And that the Scriptures, though not everywhere
Free from corruption, or entire, or clear,
Are uncorrupt, sufficient, clear, entire
In all things which our needful faith require.

DRYDENReligio Laici. L. 297.
Out from the heart of nature rolled
The burdens of the Bible old.

EMERSONThe Problem.

The word unto the prophet spoken
Was writ on tablets yet unbroken:
The word by seers or sibyls told,
In groves of oak or fanes of gold,
Still floats upon the morning wind,
Still whispers to the willing mind.

EMERSONThe Problem. 11 It was a common saying among the Puritans, “Brown bread and the Gospel is good fare.' MATTHEW HENRY -- Commentaries. Isaiah



How glad the heathens would have been,

That worship idols, wood and stone, If they the book of God had seen.

WATTS-Praise for the Gospel.

The Bible is a book of faith, and a book of doctrine, and a book of morals, and a book of religion, of especial revelation from God. DANIEL WEBSTERCompletion of Bunker Hill

Monument. June 17, 1843.
We search the world for truth; we cull
The good, the pure, the beautiful,
From all old flower fields of the soul;


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