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Angel visits, few and far between.
CAMPBELL-Pleasures of Hope. Pt. II.
O, though oft depressed and lonely,
If I but remember only
Such as these have lived and died! LONGFELLOW-Footsteps of Angels. The good one, after every action closes His volume, and ascends with it to God. The other keeps his dreadful day-book open Till sunset, that we may repent; which doing, The record of the action fades away, And leaves a line of white across the page. Now if my act be good, as I believe, It cannot be recalled. It is already Sealed up in heaven, as a good deed accomplished.
The rest is yours.
LONGFELLOW-Christus, The Golden
All God's angels come to us disguised;
An angel stood and met my gaze,
I only know she came and went.
j. LOWELL-She Came and Went.
MILTON-Comus. Line 249.
The helmed Cherubim,
Are seen in glittering ranks with wings display'd,
MILTON-Hymn on the Nativity. St. 11
The mercy of their God, and strung
MOORE-Loves of the Angels.
Thus use your frog: put your hook, I mean the arming wire, through his mouth, and out at his gills, and then with a fine needle and silk sew the upper part of his leg with only one stitch to the arming wire of your hook, or tie the frog's leg above the upper joint to the armed wire; and in so doing use him as though you loved him.
ს. WALTON-The Complete Angler. Pt. I. Ch. V.
We may say of angling as Dr. Boteler said of strawberries: "Doubtless God could have made a better berry, but doubtless God never did ;" and so, if I might be judge, God never did make a more calm, quiet, innocent recreation than angling.
C. WALTON-The Complete Angler.
The jackal's troop, in gather'd cry,
Pt. I. Ch. V.
d. BYRON-Siege of Corinth. Pt. XXXIII. His faithful dog salutes the smiling guest. e. CAMPBELL-Pleasures of Hope.
Pt. I. Line 86.
I hold a mouse's hert not worth a leek,
If 'twere not for my cat and dog,
Whoever tasted, lost his upright shape,
THOS. L. PEACOCK-The Misfortunes of
But thinks, admitted to that equal sky,
EBENEZER ELLIOTT-Poor Andrew.
Her Prologue. Line 298.
A horse, a horse! my kingdom for a horse! x. Richard III. Act V. Sc. 4.
Give me another horse, bind up my wounds.
Though he had bit me, should have stood that night
Against my fire.
King Lear. Act IV. Sc. 7.
Steed threatens steed, in high and boastful neighs,
Piercing the night's dull ear.
aa. King Henry V. Chorus to Act IV.
The Elephant hath joints, but none for courtesy; his legs are legs for necessity, not for flexure.
bb. Troilus and Cressida. Act II. Sc. 3.
Henry IV. Pt. I. Act II. Sc. 4.
I have no other but a woman's reason;
Romans, countrymen, and lovers! hear me for my cause; and be silent, that you may hear.
y. Julius Caesar. Act III. Sc. 2.
She hath prosperous art When she will play with reason and dis
bb. Henry V. Act V. Sc. 1.