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b-Don't joke; it's too solemn a thing; the boy may die.
(-I have just heard that Mamie is dead.

Classical.
d-

Sweets to the sweet; farewell:
I hop'd thou should'st have been my Hamlet's wife;
I thought thy bride-bed to have deck’d, sweet maid,
And not thave strew'd thy grave.

SHAKESPEARE, Hamlet, v, 1. 190. SOLICITUDE: (See Pity, Sympathy.)

Colloquial.
a—Aren't you well, Willie? Feeling sick? There, don't

cry.
bIs he feeling any better today? Did he sleep at all

last night? Is there anything I can do for him?
I do hope you'll tell me.

Classical.
c—How does my royal lord ? How fares your majesty ?

SHAKESPEARE, K’ing Lear, iv, 7. 191. STARTLING: (See Excitement.)

Colloquial. a—Why, how you startled me!

Classical. b-Hark! Peace!

SHAKESPEARE, Macbeth, ii, 2. 192. STRUGGLING:

Colloquial.
a—Let go of me, do you hear? Let go! There, take

that!

Classical.
6HAMLET (struggling with LAERTES):

I prithee take thy fingers from my throat !
Away thy hand!

SHAKESPEARE, Hamlet, v, 1.

193. STUBBORNNESS: (See Prejudice, Determination, Obstinacy.)

Colloquial.
a—I'll not change my view, no matter what your argu-
ments are.

Classical.
b—-There is no power in the tongue of man
To alter me; I stay here on my bond.

SHAKESPEARE, Merchant of Venice, iv, 1. 194. SUBLIMITY: (See Awe.)

Colloquial. a–And then, sir, as far as the eye could see, up, up, up,

mountains behind mountains. It was sublime; I
could not speak.

Classical.
b—Roll on, thou deep and dark blue ocean, roll;
Boundless, endless, and sublime.

BYRON, Childe Harold.

For likest gods they seem'd,
Stood they or moved, in stature, motion, arms,
Fit to decide the empire of great heaven.

MILTON, Paradise Lost, Book vi. 195. SURPRISE: (See Amazement.) 196. SUSPICION:

Colloquial.
A-I believe that fellow's a thief.

Classical.
b-I do not like these several councils.

SHAKESPEARE, Richard III, iii, 2. 197. SUSPENSE: (See Anxiety.) 198. SYMPATHY: (See Pity, Solicitude.)

Colloquial.
I am truly sorry for you. It was most unkind of

them.

a

Classical.
bI am sorry that thou art not well.

SHAKESPEARE, Romeo and Juliet, ii, 5. 199. TENDERNESS: (See Affection.)

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200. TERROR: (See Horror.)

Colloquial.
-What? Would you burn my child? Stop! Stop!
6—The boat is sinking. Help! Help!

Classical.
(40 look! methinks I see my cousin's ghost

Seeking out Romeo, that did spit his body
Upon a rapier's point:-stay, Tybalt, stay.

SHAKESPEARE, Romeo and Juliet, iv, 3. d-Avaunt! and quit my sight! Hence, horrible

shadow !
Unreal mockery! hence!

SHAKESPEARE, Macbeth, iii, 4. 201. THANKS:

Colloquial.
2-I thank you very much indeed.
bThis gold watch for me? Oh, thanks!

Classical.
C-For all, our thanks.

SHAKESPEARE, Hamlet, i, 2. 202. THREAT:

Colloquial. a–If you do that I'll tell the teacher. b-If you make the slightest mistake, mark my words, you shall pay for it; you shall pay for it.

.
CIf he swerve a hairbreadth from the truth I'll expose
him before you all.

Classical.
d-Unmanner'd dog! stand thou when I command:

Advance thy halberd higher than my breast,

Or by St. Paul, I'll strike thee to my foot,
And spurn upon thee, beggar, for thy boldness.

SHAKESPEARE, Richard 111, i, 2.
C---Unhand me, gentlemen ;-
By heaven, I'll make a ghost of him that lets me.

SHAKESPEARE, Hamlet, i, 4. 203. TRANQUILLITY:

Colloquial. a—How tranquil everything is ! Not a ripple on the

water, no breeze, so still; I am going to lie down
and dream.

Classical.
6How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank.

Here will we sit, and let the sounds of music
Creep in our ears; soft stillness and the night
Become the touches of sweet harmony.

SHAKESPEARE, Merchant of Venice, v, 1. 204. TRIUMPH:

Colloquial.
a—There, I told you my course would be approved.

Classical.

It shall go hard,
But I will delve one yard below their mines,
And blow them at the moon.

SHAKESPEARE, Hamlet, iii, 4. 205. TRUST: (See Confidence.) 206. TYRANNY: (See Cruelty, Command.)

Colloquial.
a—Make him do it; force him.
6Do as you are bid and ask no questions.
(-You ask for rights here. I will answer you—you
shall have none; I'll see to that.

Classical.
d--I tell thee what, get thee to church o' Thursday,

Or never after look me in the face.
Speak not, reply not, do not answer me.

SHLAKESPEARE, Romeo and Juliet, iii, 5.

207. UPROAR: (See Excitement.)

Colloquial. a-It was pandemonium. No other word describes it.

The roaring, the shouting, the hooting, all in one tremendous uproar.

Classical.
b-

Now storming fury rose,
And clamor such as heard in heaven till now
Was never; arms on armor clashing bray'd
Horrible discord, and the madding wheels
Of brazen chariots raged : dire was the noise.

MILTON, Paradise Lost, Book VI.
C—The owl shriek’d at thy birth, an evil sign;

The night-crow cried, forboding luckless time;
Dogs howl'd, and hideous tempests shook down trees;
The raven rook'd her on the chimney's top,
And chattering pies in dismal discords sung.

SHAKESPEARE, Henry VI, III, v, 6. 208. URGING: (See Appeal, Entreaty.)

Colloquial.
a-Go on, go on, go on.

Classical.
6—On, on, you noblest English.

SHAKESPEARE, Henry V, iii, 1. 209. VINDICATION:

Colloquial.
a—You have acted exactly as you should.

Classical.
bYou are right, justice, and you weigh this well;
Therefore still bear the balance and the sword.

SHAKESPEARE, Henry IV, II, v, 2. 210. WARNING: (See Threat.)

Colloquial.
aYou better go home or you'll catch it.
6-If you persist, I warn you, you are lost.

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