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One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.
Troilut and Creuida. Act iii. W. 3.
And give to dust that is a little gilt
More laud than gilt o'er-dusted. ihid.
And, like a dew-drop from the lion's mane,
Be shook to air. Ihid.
His heart and hand both open and both free;
Act iv. Se. 5.
The end crowns all. Ibid.
A cup of hot wine with not a drop of allaying Tiber in 't.1 Coriolanus. Act ii. Se. 1.
Many-headed multitude. Act ii. Sc. 3.
I thank you for your voices : thank you: Your most sweet voiees. ihid.
Hear you this Triton of the minnows? Act iii. So, 1.
His nature is too noble for the world:
He would not flatter Neptune for his trident,
Or Jove for 's power to thunder. Ibid.
Serv. Where dwellest thou?
Cor. Under the canopy. Aet iv. Sc. 5.
A name unmusical to the Volseians' ears,
And harsh in sound to thine. lhid.
Chaste as the ieiele That's eurdied by the frost from purest snow And hangs on Dian's temple. Act v. Sc. 3.
1 See Richard Lovelace. Page 172.
If you have writ your annals true, 't is there,
That, like an eagle in a dove-eote, I
Fluttered your Volseians in Corioli:
Alone I did it. Boy! Corioianus. Act v. Sc. 6.1
Sweet merey is nobility's true badge.
Titus Andronieus. Aet i. Sr. 2.
She is a woman, therefore may be wooed;
She is a woman, therefore may be won;
She is Lavinia, therefore must be loved.
What, man! more water glideth by the mill
Than wots the miller of; and easy it is
Of a cut loaf to steal a shive. Act ii. Se. 1.
The eagle suffers little birds to sing. Act iv. Se. 4.
The weakest goes to the wall.
Romeo and Juliet. Act i. Se. l. Gregory, remember thy swashing blow. 1hid.
An hour before the worshipped sun Peered forth the golden window of the east. lhid.
As is the bud bit with an envious worm,
Ere he can spread his sweet leaves to the air,
Or dedicate his beauty to the sun. lhid.
Saint-sedueing gold. Ibid.
He that is strueken blind cannot forget
The precious treasure of his eyesight lost. feid.
One fire burns out another's burning, One pain is lessened by another's anguish. Act i. Sc. 2.
That book in many's eyes doth share the glory,
That in gold clasps locks in the golden story. Act i. So, 3.
For I am proverhed with a grandsire phrase. Act i. Sc. 4.
1 Act v. Sc. 5, Singer, Knight.
O, then, I see Queen Mab hath been with you.
Romeo and Juliet. Act i. Sc. 4.
Made by the joiner squirrel or old grub,
Time out o' mind the fairies' coachmakers. Ibid.
Sometime she driveth o'er a soldier's neck,
And then dreams he of cutting foreign throats,
Of breaches, ambuscadoes, Spanish blades,
Of healths five-fathom deep; and then anon
Drums in his ear, at which he starts and wakes,
And being thus frighted swears a prayer or two
And sleeps again. Jbid.
True, I talk of dreams, Which are the children of an idle brain, Begot of nothing but vain fantasy. Jbid.
For you and I are past our dancing days. Act i. Sc. 5.
It seems she hangs: upon the cheek of night
Like a rich jewel in an Ethiope's ear. Ibid.
Shall have the chinks. Ibid.
Too early seen unknown, and known too late! Ibid.
Young Adam Cupid, he that shot so trim,
Ah ii. Sc. l.
1 'Her beauty hangs,' Dyce, Knight, White.
2 Act ii. Sc. 1, White.
See, how she leans her cheek upon her hand!
Romeo and Juliet. Act ii. Sc. 2.1
O Romeo, Romeo! wherefore art thou Romeo? lhid.1
What's in a name? that which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet. 1hid.1
For stony limits eannot hold love out. lhid.1
Alack, there lies more peril in thine eye
Than twenty of their swords. lhid.1
At lovers' perjuries,2 They say, Jove laughs. 1hid.1
Rom. Lady, by yonder blessed moon I swear, That tips with silver all these frnit-tree tops —
Jul. O, swear not by the moon, the inconstant moon, That monthly changes in her eireled orb, Lest that thy love prove likewise variable. lhid.1
The god of my idolatry. lhid.1
Too like the lightning, which doth cease to be,
Ere one can say, 'It lightens' lhid.1
This bud of love, by summer's ripening breath,
May prove a beauteous flower when next we meet. lhid.1
How silver-sweet sound lovers' tongues by night,
Good night, good night! parting is such sweet sorrow,
1 Act ii. Sc. 1, White.
O, mickle is the powerful grace that lies
Romeo and Juliet. Act ii. Sc. 3.
Thy old groans ring yet in my ancient ears. Ibid.
Stabbed with a white wench's black eye. Act ii. Sc. 4.
The courageous captain of compliments. Ibid.
One, two, and the third in your bosom. Ibid.
O flesh, flesh, how art thou fishified! Ibid.
I am the very pink of courtesy. ibid.
A gentleman, nurse, that loves to hear himself talk, and will speak more in a minute than he will stand to in a month. Ibid.
My man 's as true as steel.1 Ibid.
These violent delights have violent ends. Act ii. Sc. 6.
Too swift arrives as tardy as too slow. Ibid.
Here comes the lady: O, so light a foot
Will ne'er wear out the everlasting flint. Ibid.
Thy head is as full of quarrels as an egg is full of meat. Act iii. Sc. 1.
1 'true as steel,' Chaucer, TroHui and Creieidc, Book v.; Shakespeare, Troilut and Crettida, Act iii. Sc. 2.