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Bird that shunn'st the noise of | Bond, 't is not in the, 38. folly, 124.

Bondman, who would be a, 67. Birth is but a sleep, 238.

Bondsmen hereditary, 260. Biscuit, the remainder, 310. Bone and Skin, two millers thin, Bitterness of things, 238.

172. Black spirits and white, 49. Bones, full of dead men's, 17.

to red began to turn, 133. Bononcini, compared to, 171. Blackberries, if reasons were as Booby, who'd give her for anplenty as, 55.

other, 170. Blackbird to whistle, 130. Book, that mine adversary had Bladder, blows a man up like a,


written a, 4. Blessed, more, to give, 20.

, your face is as a, 45. Blessings wait on virtuous deeds, as good kill a man as a, 128. 153.

is the precious life blood, 129. and eternal praise, 237. sighed to think I read a, 238.

brighten as they take of nature, short of leaves, their flight, 176.

274. on him who invented .'s a book, 268. sleep, 295.

Books, making of, no end, 10. Blest, man never is, but always to in the running brooks, 59. be, 154.

wiser grow without his, Blind, eyes to the, 4.

213. if the blind lead the, 16.

cannot always please, 220. Bliss gained by every woe, 191.

quit your, 236. virtue makes the, 199.

which are no, 248. domestic happiness, thou , some to be tasted, 296. only, 212.

Bores and bored, 270. winged hours of, 249. Born, better to be lowly, 62. Blockhead, the bookful, 162. Borrower nor lender be, 71. Blood, whoso sheddeth man's, 1. Bosom, cleanse the stuffed, 51.

hot and rebellious liquors 's lord sits lightly, 74. in my, 40.

of his Father and his God, her pure and eloquent, 97. 197. felt in the, 233.

Boston, solid men of, 218. of the martyrs, 306. Botanize upon his mother's grave, Blot, which dying he could wish 237.

Boughs are daily rifled, 274. Blow, might be the be-all, 45. Bounds of modesty, 74.

every hand that dealt the, Bounty, large was his, 197. 250.

Bourbon or Nassau, 147. themselves must strike the, Bourne, no traveller returns, 81. 260.

Bow, two strings to his, 135. Blunder, frae mony a, 222. Bowl, mingles with my friendly,

worse than a crime, 309. 165. Blush of maiden shame, 284. Boxes, a beggarly account of, 74. Boast, the patriot’s, 201.

Boy, once more who would not be Boatman, take thrice thy fee, 291. Boats, little, should keep near Braggart, with my tongue, 51. shore, 298.

Brain, raze out the written troubBody, absent in, 21.

les of the, 51. form doth take, 96.

very coinage of your, 84. would almost say her, Brains, steal away their, 88. thought, 97.

Brass, sounding, 22. Bond, nominated in the, 38.

evil manners live in, 64.

to, 191.


a, 259.

a, 105.

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Brave, how sleep the, 198. Cæsar, tongue in every wound of, on, ye, 250.

68. home of the, 291.

with a senate at his heels, Breach, once more to the, 59. 157. more honored in the, 78.

dead and turned to clay, 86. imminent deadly, 87. Cain the first city made, 107. Bread apon the waters, 9.

Cage, nor iron bars Breakfast with what appetite, 63. Cake is dough, 42. Breast, light within his own clear, Cakes and ale, 29. 122.

Caledonia, stern and wild, 252. eternal in the human, 154. Calf's-skin on those recreant Breastplate, what stronger, 60. limbs, 53. Breath can make them, 202. Calumny, thou shalt not escape, weary of, 274.

82. Breathes there the man with soul Cambyses' vein, 56. so dead, 252.

Camel, swallow a, 17. Brethren, pleasant to dwell to- through the eye of a needle, gether, 6.

Brevity is the soul of wit, 79. Can such things be, 49.
Bribe, too poor for a, 197. Candle throws his beam, 38.
Bridge of Sighs, 261.

out, brief, 52. Briers, this working-day world is fit to hold a, 171. full of, 39.

hold, to the sun, 179. • Brightest and best of the sons of Canon against self-slaughter, 76. the morning, 257.

Canopied by the blue sky, 267. Bringer of unwelcome news, 57. Captain ill, 91. Britannia rules the waves, 185. Captive good, 91.

needs no bulwarks, 250. Carcass is, there will the eagles be, Britons never will be slaves, 185. Brook, noise like a hidden, 242. Card, we must speak by the, 85. Brooks, books in the running, 39. Cards, old age of, 159. Brotherhood, monastic, 239. Care adds a nail to our coffin, 216. Brow, when pain and anguish knits up the ravelled sleave wring the, 253.

of, 47. Bruised reed, 10.

is an enemy to life, 28. Brutus is an honorable man, 67. Cares fret thy soul with, 96. Bubbles, the earth hath, 44.

beguiled by sports, 201. Bucket, as a drop of a, 10.

nobler loves and nobler, the old oaken, 259.

237. Buckets into empty wells, 212.

dividing, 276. Bucks had dined, 208.

Cart, now traversed the, 147. Bug, snug as a, 298.

Casca, the envious, 67. Build, he lives to, 181.

Cassius, darest thou leap, 65. Burden, the grasshopper a, 9. Cast, set my life upon a,

62. bear his own, 23.

Cat in the adage, 46. Burning, one fire burns out an- will mew, 86. other's, 72.

endow a college or a, 160. Bush, good wine needs no, 42. Cataract, the sounding, 233.

the thief doth fear each, 60. Cataracts, silent, 244. Butterfly upon a wheel, 165. Cathay, cycle of, 279.

Cato, big with the fate of, 149. Cabined, cribbed, confined, 48. Caucasus, thinking on the frosty, Cæsar, not that I loved, less, 67. 54. hath wept, 67.

Cause, hear me for my, 66.




Home, Sweet Home.
Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam,
Be it ever so humble there's no place like home.

[From Debrett's Asylum for Fugitive Pieces, 1795.]

An Expostulation. Perhaps it was right to dissemble your

love But — why did you kick me down stairs ?

From the Resolutions presented to the House of Repre

sentatives, December, 1799. Prepared by General Henry Lee.

(On the death of General Washington). To the memory of the Man, first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his fellow-citizens.


(When Ambassador to the French Republic, 1796.) Millions for defence, but not one cent for tribute.

The blood of the martyrs is the seed of the Church.

“ Plures efficimur, quoties metimur a vobis ; semen est sanguis Christianorum." Tertullian. Apologet., c. 50.


"Corporations have no souls.“ They (Corporations) cannot commit trespass nor be outlawed nor excommunicate, for they have no souls.”. Lord Coke's Reports, Part x. p. 32.

A Rowland for an Oliver.6. These were two of the most famous in the list of Charlemagne's twelve peers; and their exploits are rendered so ridicuously and equally extravagant by the old romancers, that from thence arose that saying amongst our plain and sensible ancestors of giving one a • Rowland for his Oliver,' to signify the matching one incredible lie with another.” Warburton.

“It is unseasonable and unwholesome in all months that have not an R in their name to eat an oyster.”. Butler's Dyet's Dry Dinner. 1599.

Hobson's Choice.

“ 'Tobias Hobson was the first man in England that let out hackney horses. When a man came for a horse, he was led into the stable, where there was a great choice, but he obliged him to take the horse which stood next to the stable door ; so that every customer was alike well served according to his chance, from whence it became a proverb, when what ought to be your election was forced upon you, to say. Hobson's Choice.'” — Spectator, No. 509.



The Creole Village. The Almighty Dollar.



Maxim ccxvii.

Hypocrisy is a sort of homage that vice pays to virtue.



It was worse than a crime, it was a blunder.


When in Parliament attending the Discussion of Lord

Ross's Divorce Bill. As good as a play.

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