|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
| When change itself can give no more,|
T is easy to be true.
| Charles Sedley (16391701): Reasons for Constancy.|
| The real Simon Pure.|
| Susannah Centlivre (16671723): A bold Stroke for a Wife.|
| When all the blandishments of life are gone,|
The coward sneaks to death, the brave live on.
| George Sewell ( 1726): The Suicide.|
| Studious of ease, and fond of humble things.|
| Ambrose Phillips (16711749): From Holland to a Friend in England.|
| My galligaskins, that have long withstood|
The winters fury, and encroaching frosts,
By time subdued (what will not time subdue!),
A horrid chasm disclosed.
| John Philips (16761708): The Splendid Shilling. Line 121.|
| For twelve honest men have decided the cause,|
Who are judges alike of the facts and the laws.
| William Pulteney (16821764): The Honest Jury.|
| Farewell to Lochaber, farewell to my Jean,|
Where heartsome wi thee I hae mony days been;
For Lochaber no more, Lochaber no more,
We ll maybe return to Lochaber no more.
| Allan Ramsay (16861758): Lochaber no More.|
| Busy, curious, thirsty fly,|
Drink with me, and drink as I.
| William Oldys (16961761): On a Fly drinking out of a Cup of Ale.|
| Thus Raleigh, thus immortal Sidney shone|
(Illustrious names!) in great Elizas days.
| Thomas Edwards (16991757): Canons of Criticism.|
| One kind kiss before we part,|
Drop a tear and bid adieu;
Though we sever, my fond heart
Till we meet shall pant for you.
| Robert Dodsley (17031764): The Parting Kiss.|