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25 APPETITE- continued.
Why, she would hang on him,
Sh. Ham. I. 2.
Churchill, Gotham, III. APOSTASY. Think on th' insulting scorn, the conscious pangs, The future miseries that await the apostate; So shall timidity assist thy reason,
And wisdom into virtue turn thy frailty. Dr. Johnson. APPEAL.
But this lies all within the will of God,
Sh. Hen. V. 1. 2. APPLAUSE.
I would applaud thee to the very echo,
Sh. Macb. v. 3.
T. Francklin, Earl of Warwick.
(11. 481. O most lame and impotent conclusion. Sh. Oth. II. 1. He that complies against his will, Is of his own opinion still..
Butler, III. 3, 547. He'd undertake to prove, by force Of argument, a man's no horse. He prove a
buzzard is no fowl, And that a lord may be an owl, A calf an alderman, a goose a justice, and rooks committee-men and trustees.
Butler, 1. 75. Reproachful speech from either side The want of argument supplied ; They rail'd, revil'd-as often ends The contests of disputing friends.
Gay, Fable 16.
Be calm in arguing : for fierceness makes
Pope, Mor. E. 111. 1. Who too deep for his hearers, still went on refining. And thought of convincing, while they thought of dining.
Goldsmith, Retal. In arguing, too, the parson owned his skill, For e en though vanquished, he could argue still ; While words of learned length and thundering sound Amazed the gazing rustics ranged around ; And still they gazed, and still the wonder grew That one small head could carry all he knew.
Goldsmith. Des, Vil. 211. ARISTOCRACY.
'Tis from high life high characters are drawn;
A saint in crape is twice a saint in lawn. Pope, E. M. 1. 135. ARMY-see Soldiers. War. Warrior.
We are but warriors for the working-day:
A braver choice of dauntless spirits,
Sh. Ric. III. v. 3. ART_ARTIST.
In framing artist, art hath thus decreed,
Goldsmith, Retaliation on Sir Joshua Reynolds.
For though I must confess an artist can
T admire the head and then to starve the parts ?
Lady Alimony, a Com. 1659. A man of sense can artifice disdain, As men of wealth may venture to go plain ; And be this truth eternal ne'er forgot, Solemnity's a cover for a sot, I find the fool when I behold the screen,
For 't is the wise man's interest to be seen. Young, Love of F. ASCEND.
What star I know not, but some star I find,
Has given thee an ascendant o'er my mind. Dryden. ASCETIC.
In hope to merit heaven, by making earth a hell. Byron, C.H. ASPIRATION.
'Tis he, I ken the manner of his gait;
I'll make assurance double sure,
Sh. Macb. iv. 1. ASTONISHMENT_see Amazement. Surprise. Fear.
It is the part of men to fear and tremble,
Swetnam, Woman Hater.
-Hear it not, ye stars !
Young, N. T. III.
A stupid moment motionless she stood. Thomson, Summer. ASTRONOMERS.
These earthly godfathers of heaven's lights,
Sh. Love's L. L. ASTRONOMY.
Devotion ! daughter of astronomy !
Young, N. T. ix. ATHEISM.
Virtue in distress, and vice in triumph, Make Atheists of mankind.
Atheist, use thine eyes,
“ there is no sorrow :"
“God be pitiful, That ne'er said “God be praised."
Mrs. Browning. ATHENS.
Ancient of days ! august Athena ! where,
Byron, Ch. II. 11. 2.
My soul is wrapp'a in dreadful expectation,
And much more honest, to be hired, and stand
For the old household stuff of picture's price. Dryden. AUDIT
He took my father grossly, full of bread,
Sh. Ham. III. 3.
Sh. Coriol, 1. 1. AUTHENTICITY.
Nor does it follow, 'cause a herald
Butler, 11. 3. 679. AUTHORITY.
Man, proud man,
Sh. M. for M. 11. 2.
Sh. Lear, iv. 6. A man in authority is but as A candle in the wind, sooner wasted Or blown out, than under a bushel. Beau.F. Four P. Not from grey hairs authority doth flow, Nor from bald heads, nor from a wrinkled brow; But our past life, when virtuously spent, Must to our age those happy fruits present. Denham.