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Anger is like
Heaven bless thee! Thou hast the sweetest face I ever looked on ; For, as I have a soul, she is an angel. Sh. Hen. VIII. IV. 1.
Fools rush in where angels fear to tread. Pope, E. C. 624. ANGER—see Passion, Rage, Temper.
Anger's my meat ; I sup upon myself,
Sh. Coriol. IV. 2.
Sh. H. vm. 1. 2. What sudden anger 's this ? how have I reap'd it ? He parted frowning from me, as if ruin Leap'd from his eyes : so looks the chaféd lion Upon the daring huntsman that has gall’d him ; Then makes him nothing.
Sh. H. VIII. III. 2, Never anger made good guard for itself. Sh. Ant. Cleo. iv. l. Away to heaven, respective lenity, And fire-eyed fury be my conduct now. Sh. Rom. Jul. 111. 1. What to ourselves in passion we propose, The passion ending, doth the purpose lose. Sh. Hum. 111. 2. O, that my tongue were in the thunder's mouth! Then with a passion would I shake the world.
Sh. K. John, III. 4. You are yoked with a lamb, That carries anger as the flint bears fire ; Who, much enforced, shews a hasty spark, And straight is cold again.
Sh. Jul. C. iv. 3. Anger in hasty words or blows, Itself discharges on our foes.
Waller. The elephant is never won with anger ; Nor must that man, who would reclaim a lion, Take him by the teeth.
Dryden, All for Lone.
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With fiery eyes, and with contracted brows,
Savage, Sir T. Ov. His eyes like meteors roll’d, then darted down Their red and angry beams; as if his sight Would, like the raging dog.star, scorch the earth, And kindle rivers in its course.
Congreve. Those hearts that start at once into a blaze, And open all their rage, like summer storms At once discharged grow cool again and calm.
C. Johnson's Medea. And her brow clear'd, but not her troubled eye; The wind was down but still the sea ran high. Byron, D.J. Loud complaint, however angrily It shakes its phrase, is little to be feared, And less distrusted.
Byron, Doge V. Oh! Anger is an evil thing, And spoils the fairest face, It cometh like a rainy cloud Upon a sunny place. One angry moment often does What we repent for years; It works the wrong we ne'er make right By sorrow or by tears.
Eliza Cook, ANGLING.
The pleasant'st angling is to see the fish
Sh. Ant. & Cleop. III. 5. ANTECEDENTS.
Men so noble, However faulty, yet should find respect For what they have been ; 't is a cruelty To load a falling man.
Sh. H. VIII, v. 2.
ANTICIPATION - ANXIETY. ANTICIPATION.
Why should we Anticipate our sorrows ? 't is like those Who die for fear of death.
Denham. Peace, brother, be not over-exquisite To cast the fashion of uncertain evils ; For, grant they be so, while they rest unknown, What need a man forestall his date of grief, And run to meet what he would most avoid ? Milton, Coint. To swallow gudgeons ere they're catched, And count their chickens ere they're hatched.
Butler Hud. III. 1. ANTIPATHY.
Some men there are love not a gaping pig;
Sh. M. Ven. iv. 1. Ask you what provocation I have had ?
The strong antipathy of good to bad.
They say he sits
Shak, Marmion, Antiq.
Young, Love of F. iv. 120, Rare are the buttons of a Roman's breeches, In antiquarian eyes surpassing riches : Rare is each crack'd, black, rotten, earthen dish,
That held of ancient Rome the flesh and fish. Peter Pindar. ANXIETY.
But human bodies are sic fools,
A man, whose blood
With profits of the mind, study and fast. Sh. M. for M. 1. 6. APPARITION.
They gather round, and wonder at the tale
Blair, Grave. APOLOGY.
Forgive me, Valentine : if hearty sorrow
Sh. Two G. v. 4.
Byron, Don Juan. APPAREL Through tatter'd clothes small vices do appear : Robes
and furr'd gowns hide all. Plate sin with gold, And the strong lance of justice hurtless breaks ; Arm it in rags, a pigmy's straw doth pierce it. Sh. Lear, 1v. 6. Our purses shall be proud, our garments poor, For 't is the mind that makes the body rich : And as the sun breaks through the darkest clouds, So honour peereth in the meanest habit. Sh. Tam. S. iv.3. Costly thy habit as thy purse can buy, But not expressed in fancy ; rich, not gaudy:
For the apparel oft proclaims the man. Sh. Ham. 1. 3. APPEAL.
I have done the state some service, and they know it,
Sh. Oth. v. 2.
Sh. Mer. V. 11. 7.
There is a fair behaviour in thee, captain ;
Dryden, Don Sebastian.
Churchill, Rosciad. By outward show let's not be cheated ; An ass should like an ass be treated. Gay, pt. 2. Fable 11 'T is not the fairest form that holds The mildest, purest soul within ; 'T is not the richest plant that folds The sweetest breath of fragrance in.
R. Dawes. Appearances deceive, And this one maxim is a standing rule, Men are not what they seem.
Havard, Scanderbeg. Your thief looks in the crowd, Exactly like the rest, or rather better; 'Tis only at the bar, and in the dungeon, That wise men know your felon by his features.
Byron, Werner, 11. 1. Full many a stoic eye and aspect stern Masks hearts where grief has little left to learn ; And many a withering thought lies hid, not lost, In smiles that least befit, who wears them most.
Byron, Corsair. How little do they see what is, who fame Their hasty judgments upon that which seems. Southey. Within the oyster's shell uncouth The purest pearl may
bide :Trust me, you'll find a heart of truth Within that rough outside.
Mrs. Osgood. APPETITE.
Our stomachs Will make what's homely, savoury.
Sh. Cymb. 111. 6. Now, good digestion wait on appetite ; And health on both.
Sh. Macb. III. 4.