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QUINTILIAN, JuvBNAL. See British Critic No. 59. P. 202. 13 (See also Aquinas)
Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of ages through which they have passed. SIR WM. TEMPLE–Ancient and Modern Learning.
14 But every page having an ample marge, And every marge enclosing in the mi A square of text that looks a little blot. TENNYson—Idylls of the King. Merlin and Vivien. L. 669. 15 (Sze also TICKELL)
Thee will Ising in comely wainscot bound
16 They are for company the best friends, in Doubt's Counsellors, in Damps Comforters, Time's Prospective the Home Traveller's Ship or Horse, the busie Man's best Recreation, the Opiate of idle Weariness, the Mindes best Ordinary, Nature's Garden and Seed-plot of Immortality. BULSTRode, WHITELock—Zootamia,
17 O for a Booke and a shadie nooke, eyther in-aW. *. or . hisp hed ith the grene leaves whisp'ring overhede, or the Streete cries all about. Where I maie Reade all at my ease, both of the Newe and Olde; For a jollie goode Booke whereon to looke, is better to me than Golde. John WILSON. Motto in his second-handbook catalogues. Claimed for him by AUSTIN Dobson. Found in SIR John LUBBock's Pleasures of Life and IRELAND's Enchiridiom, where it is given as an old song. (See Notes and Queries, Nov. 1919, P. 297, for discussion of authorship.) 18 * Books, we know, Are a substantial world, both pure and #. Romo...” with tendrils strong as flesh and Our pastime and our happiness will grow. WoRDsworth–Poetical Works. Personal Talk.
19 Up! up! my Friend, and quit your books, Or surely you'll grow double; Up! up! my Friend, and clear your looks; Why all this toil and trouble? WoRDsworth—The Tables Turned.
Unlearned men of books assume the care,
As eunuchs are the guardians of the fair. YouNG—Love of Fame. Satire II. L. 83.
21 A dedication is a wooden leg. YoUNG—Love of Fame. ‘tire IV. L. 192.
9 How sleep the brave, who sink to rest, By all their country's wishes blest!
CoLLINs—Ode written in 1746.
Authorship disputed. Found in the Oratorio,
Alfred the Great, altered from Alfred, a
Masque, presented Aug. 1, 1740. Written by
10 Leshommes valeureux lesontau premier coup. Brave men are brave from the very first. CoRNEILLE-Le Cid. II. 3. (See also HoRACE)
Toll for the brave!
The brave that are no more.
12 The brave man seeks not popular applause,
Nor, o”. with arms, deserts his cause; Unsham'd, though foil'd, he does the best he
Can, Force is of brutes, but honor is of man. DRYDEN-Palamon and Arcite. Bk. III. L. 2,015. 13 The god-like hero sate On his imperial throne: His valiant peers were placed around, Their brows with roses and with myrtles bound (So should desert in arms be crowned). The lovely Thais, by his side, Sate like a blooming Eastern bride In flower of youth and beauty's pride. Happy, §. happy pair None but the brave, None but the brave, None but the brave deserve the fair. DRYDEN–Alexander's Feast. St. 1. (See also OvID; also BURNs and Collier under WoolNG) 14 Then rush'd to meet the insulting foe: They took the spear, but left the shield. PHILIP FRENEAU-To the Memory of the Brave Americans who fell at Eutaw Springs. (See also Scott—Marmion. Introd. to Canto III)
15 The brave Love mercy, and delight to save. GAY—Fable. The Lion, Tiger and Traveller. L. 33. 16 ° Without a sign his sword the brave man draws, And asks no omen but his country's cause. HoMER—Iliad. Bk. XII. L. 283. trans. 17 O friends, be men; so act that none may feel Ashamed to meet the eyes of other men. Think each one of his children and his wife, His home, his parents, living yet or dead. For them, the absent ones, I supplicate, And bid you rally here, and scorn to fly. HoMER—Iliad. Bk. XV. L. 843. BRYANT's trans.
Ardentem frigidus AEtnam insiluit.
Solid men of Boston, banish long potations!
to London from Wimbledon. American Song.
Solid men of Boston, make no long orations; Solid men of Boston, drink no long potations; Solid men of Boston, go to bed at sundown; Never lose your way like the loggerheads of
London. Billy Pitt and the Farmer. Printed in “Asylum
for Fugitive Pieces" (1786), without author's
Massachusetts has been the wheel within New England, and Boston the wheel within Massachusetts. Boston therefore is often called the “hub of the world," since it has been the source and fountain of the ideas that have reared and made America. Rev. F. B. ZINCKLE—Last Winter in the United States. (1868)
(See also HOLMES)
BOYHOOD (See CHILDHOOD, YOUTH) BRAVERY (See also COURAGE, VALOR)
Zwar der Tapfere nennt sich Herr der Länder
The brave man, indeed, calls himself lord of the land, through his iron, through his blood. ARNDT-Lehre an den Menschen. 5.
Hoch klingt das Lied vom braven Mann,
As when the Organ's music rolls;
The deeds of great and noble souls. BÜRGER—Lied von Braven Mann.
Brave men were living before Agamemnon. BYRON—Don Juan. Canto I. St. 5. (See also HORACE)
The truly brave, When they behold the brave oppressed w
odds, Are touched with a desire to shield and save:
A mixture of wild beasts and demi-gods Are they—now furious as the sweeping wa
Now moved with pity; even as sometim The rugged tree unto the summer wind, Compassion breathes along the savage i
BYRON—Don Juan. Canto VIII.S
How sleep the brave, who sink tı
Alfred the Great, altere-
THOMPSON and MALLET
Brave men are brave fri
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Te Tutienty. og senedi al conversation.
dolorem summum judicans; aut temperans, voluptatem bonum statuens, esse certe nullo modo
No man can be brave who thin greatest evil; nor temperate, wir pleasure the highest good. CICERO—De Officiis. I. 2.
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