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If there be, or ever were, one such, It 's past the size of dreaming.

Antony and Cleopatra. Act v. Sc. 2. Mechanic slaves With greasy aprons, rules, and hammers. Ibid.

I have Immortal longings in me. aid.

Lest the bargain should catch cold and starve.

Cymbdine. Act i. Sc. 4. How bravely thou becomest thy bed, fresh lily.

Act ii. So. 2.

The most patient man in loss, the most coldest that

ever turned up ace. Act ii. Sc. 3.

Hark, hark! the lark at heaven's gate sings,

And Phoebus 'gins arise,
His steeds to water at those springs

On ohaliced flowers that lies;
And winking Mary-buds begin

To ope their golden eyes:
With everything that pretty is,

My lady sweet, arise. ibid.

As chaste as unsunned snow. Act ii. Sc. 5.

Some griefs are medicinable. Act iii, Sc. 2.

Prouder than rustling in unpaid-for silk. Act iii. Sc. 3. The game is up, ibid.

No, 't is slander, Whose edge is sharper than the sword, whose tongue

Outvcnoius all the worms of Nile. Act iii. Sc. 4

Weariness can snore upon the flint, when resty sloth Finds the down pillow hard. Act iii. Sc- « Golden lads and girls all must,

As chimney-sweepers, come to dust.

Cymbeline. Act iv. Sc. 2.

Like an arrow shot From a well-experienced archer hits the mark His eye doth level at. Pericles. Act i. Sc 1.

3 Fish. Master, I marvel how the fishes live in the sea.

1 Fish. Why, as men do a-land; the great ones eat up the little ones. Act ii. Sc. 1.

Bid me discourse, I will enchant thine ear.

Poems. Venus and Adonis. Line Ho.

For he being dead, with him is beauty slain,

And, beauty dead, black chaos comes again. Line 1019.

For greatest scandal waits on greatest state.

Lucrece. Line 1006.

Bad in the best, though excellent in neither.

The Passionate Pilgrim, iii. Crabbed age and youth Cannot live together. Ibid. viii.

Have you not heard it said full oft,

A woman's nay doth stand for naught? Ibid. xlv.

She in thee Calls back the lovely April of her prime. Sonnet iii.

And stretched metre of an antique song. Bonnet xvii.

But thy eternal summer shall not fade. Sonnet xviii.

The painful warrior, famoused for fight,

After a thousand victories, once foiled,

Is from the books of honour razed quite,

And all the rest forgot for which he toiled. Sonnet XXV. When to the sessions of sweet silent thought

I summon up remembrance of things past. Sonnet xxx.

Like stones of worth, they thinly placed are,
Or captain jewels in the curcanet.

And art made tongue-tied by authority.

And simple truth miscalled simplicity,
And captive good attending captain ill.

The ornament of beauty is suspect,

A crow that flies in heaven's sweetest air.

Sonnet lii. Sonnet lxvi.

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Sonnet Ixx.

Do not drop in for an after-loss. Ah, do not, when my heart hath scaped this sorrow, Come in the rearward of a conquered woe; Give not a windy night a rainy morrow, To linger out a purposed overthrow. Sonnet xc.

When proud-pied April, dressed in all his trim,

Hath put a spirit of youth in everything. Sonnet xcviii.

Still constant in a wondrous excellence. Sonnet cv.

And beauty, making beautiful old rhyme. Sonnet cvi.

My nature is subdued To what it works in, like the dyer's hand. Sonnet cad.

Let me not to the marriage of true minds

Admit impediments: love is not love

Which alters when it alteration finds. Sonnet cxvi.

That full star that ushers in the even. Sonnet exxxii.

O father, what a hell of witchcraft lies
In the small orb of one particular tear!

A Loctr's Complaint, St. xlii. FRANCIS BACON. 1561-1C26.

Works (speddino And Ellis).

I hold every man a debtor to his profession; from the which as men of course do seek to receive countenance and profit, so ought they of duty to endeavour themselves by way of amends to be a help and ornament thereunto. Maxims of the Law. Preface.

Come home to men's business and bosoms.

Dedication to the Essays. Ed. 1625.

No pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage-ground of truth. Essay i. Of Truth.

Revenge is a kind of civil justice.

Essay iv. Of Revenge.

Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; Adversity is the blessing of the New.

Essay v. Of Adversity.

Virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed or crushed.1 ibid.

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

Essay viii. Of Marriage and Single Life.

1 As aromatic plants bestow
No spicy fragrance while they grow;
But crushed or trodden to the ground,
Diffuse their balmy sweets around.

Goldsmith, The Captivity, Act i.
The good are better made by ill,
As odours crushed are sweeter still. — Rogers, Jacqueline, St. 3.

A little philosophy inelineth a man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy hringeth men's minds about to religion.1 Essay xvi. Atheism.

Princes are like to heavenly bodies, which cause good or evil times, and which have much veneration,

but no rest.5 Essay xlx. Empire.

God Almighty first planted a garden.2

Essay xlvi. Of Gardeni. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested.

Essay I. 0fStudies.

Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man,

and writing an exaet man. lhid.

Histories make men wise; poets, witty; the mathematies, suhtile; natural philosophy, deep; moral, grave; logie and rhetoric, able to contend. Ibid.

Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books.

Proposition touching Amendment of Lairs.

Knowledge is power. — Nam et ipsa seientia pottstOS est.* Meditationes Saera. Dt Haresihus.

1 Who are a little wise the best fools be. — Donne, Triple Fool. A little skill in antiquity inclines a man to I'opery; but depth in

that study brings him about again to our religion. — Fuller, The ilvly State. The True Chunk Antiquary. A little learning is a dangerous thing.

Pope, Essay on Criticism, Part ii. Line 15.

2 Kings are like stars — they rise and set — they have

The worship of the world, but no repose. — Shelley, Hellas. * God the first garden made, and the first city Cain.

Cowley, The Garden, Essay v. God made the country, and man made the town.

Cowper, The Task, Book i. Line No. Pivina natura dedit agros, ars hutuuna aedilieavit urhes.

Varro, De Re Rustiea, iii. 1. 4 A wise man is strong; yea, a man of knowledge under strength. — Proverbs xxiv. 5,

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