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ron. 19. CARDINAL ARMELLINI's Epitaph in Revue des Deux Mondes, April 15, 1892. ERASMUS-Adagia.

(See also PETRONIUS) Silver is the king's stamp; man God's stamp, and a woman is man's stamp; we are not current till we pass from one man to another. WEBSTER-Northward Hoe. I. 186. HazLITT's ed.

(See also WYCHERLY) I am an acme of things accomplished, and I am encloser of things to be.

WALT WHITMAN—Song of Myself. 44.

3 When faith is lost, when honor dies,

The man is dead! WHITTIERIchabod. St. 8.

I weigh the man, not his title: 'tis not the king's inscription can make the metal better or heavier. WYCHERLYPlain Dealer. Act I. Sc. 1. (Al

tered by Bickerstaff.) (See also BURNS, CAREW, GOWER, MASSIN

How poor, how rich, how abject, how august,
How complicate, how wonderful, is man!
How passing
wonder He, who made

him such!
YOUNG—Night Thoughts. Night I. L. 68.
Ah! how unjust to nature, and himself,
Is thoughtless, thankless, inconsistent man.

YOUNG—Night Thoughts. Night II. L. 112.

Ah, ah Sir Thomas, Honores mutant Mores. MANNERS (Lord' Rutland). To SIR THOS.

MORE. Not so, in faith, but have a care lest we translate the proverb and say, 'Honours change Manners.' Answer of SIR Thos. MORE to MANNERS.

MARGARET MORE-Diary. October, 1524.



My lords, we are vertebrate animals, we are mammalia! My learned friend's manner would be intolerable in Almighty God to a black beetle. MAULE. To the Court. On the Authority of



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"What sort of a doctor is he?" "Well, I don't know much about his ability; but he's got a very good bedside manner.” Punch, March 15, 1884, accompanying a draw

ing by G. DU MAURIER.


He was the mildest manner'd man
That ever scuttled ship or cut a throat.

BYRON-Don Juan. Canto III. St. 41.

Now as to politeness . . . I would venture to call it benevolence in trifles.

LORD CHATHAM-Correspondence. I. 79. 9

Manners must adorn knowledge, and smooth its way through the world. Like a great rough diamond, it may do very well in a closet by way of curiosity, and also for its intrinsic value; but it will never be worn, nor shine, if it is not polished.

CHESTERFIELD—Letters. July 1, 1748.

10 A moral, sensible, and well-bred man Will not affront me, and no other can.

COWPER-Conversation. L. 193. 11

Nobody ought to have been able to resist her coaxing manner; and nobody had any business to try. Yet she never seemed to know it was her manner at all. That was the best of it. DICKENS-Martin Chuzzlewit. Vol. II. Ch.

XIV. 12 Fine manners need the support of fine manners

in others. EMERSON—The Conduct of Life. Behavior.

13 Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices.

EMERSON—Letters and Social Aims.

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The marigold abroad her leaves doth spread, Because the sun's and her power is the same.




No marigolds yet closed are,
No shadows great appeare.
HERRICK-Hesperides. To Daisies. Not to

Shut so Soone.


Slayer of the winter, art thou here again?
O welcome, thou that bring'st the summer

nigh! The bitter wind makes not the victory vain,

Nor will we mock thee for thy faint blue sky. WILLIAM MORRIS—March. Št. 1.

10 The ides of March are come.

Julius Cæsar, Act III. Sc. 1. L. 1.

In fierce March weather
White waves break tether,
And whirled together

At either hand,
Like weeds uplifted,
The tree-trunks rifted
In spars are drifted,

Like foam or sand.
SWINBURNE—Four Songs of Four Seasons. St.


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With rushing winds and gloomy skies The dark and stubborn Winter dies: Far-off, unseen, Spring faintly cries, Bidding her earliest child arise;


And winking Mary-buds begin
To ope their golden eyes.

Cymbeline. Act II. Sc. 3. Song. L. 25.

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Caltha Palustris
The seal and guerdon of wealth untold
We clasp in the wild marsh marigold.

ELAINE GOODALE—Nature's Coinage.
Fair is the marigold, for pottage meet.

GAY-Shepherd's Week. Monday. L. 46.


His wife and children, being eleven in number, ten able to walk, and one sucking on her breast, met him by the way as he went towards Smithfield: this sorrowful sight of his own flesh and blood, dear as they were to him, could yet nothing move him, but that he constantly and cheerfully took his death with wonderful patience, in the defence and support of Christ's Gospel. Martyrdom of JOHN ROGERS. See Rich

MOND'S Selection from the Writings of the Reformers and Early Protestant Divines of the Church of England.

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This guest of summer, The temple-haunting martlet, does approve, By his lov'd mansionry, that the heaven's breath Smells wooingly here; no jutty, frieze, Buttress, nor coign of vantage, but this bird Hath made its pendent bed, and procreant cradle: Where they most breed and haunt, I have ob

sery'd, The air is delicate.

Macbeth. Act I. Sc. 6. L. 3.

The elder of them, being put to nurse,
Was by a beggar-woman stolen away;
And, ignorant of his birth and parentage,
Became a bricklayer when he came to age.

Henry VI. Pt. II. Act IV. Sc. 2. L. 150.

Sir, he made a chimney in my father's house, and the bricks are alive at this day to testify it.

Henry VI. Pt. II. Act IV. Sc. 2. L. 156.

19 The crowded line of masons with trowels in their

right hands, rapidly laying the long side

wall, The flexible rise and fall of backs, the continual

click of the trowels striking the bricks, The bricks, one after another, each laid so work

manlike in its place, and set with a knock of

the trowel-handle. WALT WHITMAN-Song of the Broad-Axe. Pt.

III. St. 4.

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The noble army of martyrs.

Book of Common Prayer. Te Deum Laudamus.



Strangulatus pro republica.

Tortured for the Republic.
JAMES A. GARFIELD-Last Words. Written

as he was dying, July 17, 1882.

MATRIMONY He that hath a wife and children hath given hostages to fortune; for they are impediments to great enterprises, either of virtue or mischief.

BACON-Essays. Of Marriage and Single Life. No jealousy their dawn of love o'ercast,

Nor blasted were their wedded days with strife; Each season looked delightful as it past,

To the fond husband and the faithful wife. JAMES BEATTIE—The Minstrel. Bk. I. St. 14. 22

To have and to hold from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness, and in health, to love and to cherish, till death us do part. Book of Common Prayer. Solemnization of



Who falls for love of God, shall rise a star.
BEN JONSONUnderwoods. An Epistle to a



He strove among God's suffering poor

One gleam of brotherhood to send; The dungeon oped its hungry door








Magis erit animorum quam corporum conju Le divorce est le sacrement de l'adultere. gium.

Divorce is the sacrament of adultery. The wedlock of minds will be greater than G. F. GUICHARD. that of bodies.

14 ERASMUSProcus et Puella.

An unhappy gentleman, resolving to wed nothThe joys of marriage are the heaven on earth,

ing short of perfection, keeps his heart and hand Life's paradise, great princess, the soul's quiet,

till both get so old and withered that no tolerable Sinews of concord, earthly immortality,

woman will accept them. Eternity of pleasures.

HAWTHORNE—Mosses from an Old Manse. JOHN FORD-The Broken Heart. Act II. Sc. 2. 15 L. 102.

I should like to see any kind of a man, distin

guishable from a gorilla, that some good and even 3 A bachelor

pretty woman could not shape a husband out of. May thrive by observation on a little,

HOLMESThe Professor at the Breakfast Table. A single life's no burthen: but to draw

(See also PoPE, THACKERAY) In yokes is chargeable, and will require A double maintenance.

Yet while my Hector still survives, I see JOHN FORD -The Fancies Chaste and Noble. My father, mother, brethren, all in thee. Act I. Sc. 3. L. 82.

HOMERIliad. Bk. VI. L. 544. Pope's trans. Where there's marriage without love, there Andromache! my soul's far better part. will be love without marriage.

HOMER-Iliad. Bk. VI. L. 624. POPE's trans. BENJ. FRANKLINPoor Richard. (1734) 5

Felices ter et amplius My son is my son till he have got him a wife,

Quos irrupta tenet copula, nec malis But my daughter's my daughter all the days of Vivulsus querimoniis her life.

Suprema citius solvet amor die. Proverb from FULLER's Gnomologia. (1732)

Happy and thrice happy are they who enjoy

an uninterrupted union, and whose love, unThey that mirry ancient people, merely in expectation to bury them, hang themselves, in

broken by any complaints, shall not dissolve hope that one will come and cut the halter.

until the last day.

HORACE—Carmina. I. 13. 17. FULLER-Holy and Profane States. Bk. III.

of Marriage. 7

Marriages would in general be as happy, if You are of the society of the wits and railers;

not more so, if they were all made by the Lord the surest sign is, you are an enemy to

Chancellor. marriage, the common butt of every railer.

SAMUEL JOHNSON-Boswell's Life. (1776. GARRICK-The Country Girl. Act II. 1. Play 20 taken from WYCHERLY's Country Wife. I have met with women whom I really think (See also WYCHERLY)

would like to be married to a Poem, and to be

given away by a Novel. The husband's sullen, dogged, shy,

KEATS Letters to Fanny Brawne. Letter II. The wife grows flippant in reply; He loves command and due restriction, And she as well likes contradiction.

Ay, marriage is the life-long miracle, She never slavishly submits;

The self-begetting wonder, daily fresh. She'll have her way, or have her fits.

CHARLES KINGSLEY—Saint's Tragedy. Act II.

Sc. 9. He his way tugs, she t'other draws;

22 The man grows jealous and with cause. Gay-Cupid, Hymen, and Plutus.

You should indeed have longer tarried

By the roadside before you married. It is not good that the man should be alone.


23 Genesis. II. 18.

As unto the bow the cord is, 10

So unto the man is woman; Bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh.

Though she bends him she obeys him, Genesis. II. 23.

Though she draws him, yet she follows, 11 Denn ein wackerer Mann verdient ein begü

Useless each without the other! tertes Mädchen.

LONGFELLOW-Hiawatha. Pt. X. L. 1. For a brave man deserves a well-endowed

Sure the shovel and tongs GOETHE-Hermann und Dorothea. III. 19. To each other belongs. 12

SAMUEL LOVER—Widow Machree. So, with decorum all things carry'd; Miss frown'd, and blush'd, and then was-mar Take heede, Camilla, that seeking al the ried.

Woode for a streight sticke, you chuse not at the GOLDSMITHThe Double Transformation. St. last a crooked staffe. 3.








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