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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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William Shenstone. (1714–1763) (continued)
 
4139
    So sweetly she bade me adieu,
I thought that she bade me return.
          A Pastoral. Part i.
4140
    I have found out a gift for my fair;
I have found where the wood-pigeons breed.
          A Pastoral. Part i.
4141
    My banks they are furnish’d with bees,
Whose murmur invites one to sleep.
          A Pastoral. Part ii. Hope.
4142
    For seldom shall she hear a tale
So sad, so tender, and so true.
          Jemmy Dawson.
4143
    Her cap, far whiter than the driven snow,
Emblems right meet of decency does yield.
          The Schoolmistress. Stanza 6.
4144
    Pun-provoking thyme.
          The Schoolmistress. Stanza 11.
4145
    A little bench of heedless bishops here,
And there a chancellor in embryo.
          The Schoolmistress. Stanza 28.
 
John Brown. (1715–1766)
 
4146
    Now let us thank the Eternal Power: convinced
That Heaven but tries our virtue by affliction,—
That oft the cloud which wraps the present hour
Serves but to brighten all our future days.
          Barbarossa. Act v. Sc. 3.
4147
    And coxcombs vanquish Berkeley by a grin.
          An Essay on Satire, occasioned by the Death of Mr. Pope. 1
 
James Townley. (1715–1778)
 
4148
    Kitty. Shikspur? Shikspur? Who wrote it? No, I never read Shikspur.
Lady Bab. Then you have an immense pleasure to come.
          High Life below Stairs. Act ii. Sc. 1.
4149
    From humble Port to imperial Tokay.
          High Life below Stairs. Act ii. Sc. 1.
 
Note 1.
Anderson: British Poets, vol. x. p. 879. See note in “Contemporary Review,” September, 1867, p. 4. [back]
 

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