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Shakespeare,

KNOWLEDGE.

Ignorance is the curse of God; Knowledge the wing wherewith we fly to Heaven.

2 HENRY VI. iv. 7.

LANTERN.

God shall be my hope,
My stay, my guide, and lantern to my feet.

2 HENRY VI. ii. 3.

LATTER DAYS.

I myself will lead a private life,
And in devotion spend my latter days,
To sin's rebuke, and my Creator's praise.

3 HENRY VI. iv. 6.

LAW.

I lie open to the law ;
But God, in mercy, so deal with my soul,
As I, in duty, love my king and country.

2 HENRY VI. i. 3.

How canst thou urge God's dreadful law to us,
When thou hast broke it in such dear degree?

RICHARD III. i. 4.

Holy Qurit.

KNOWLEDGE,
That the soul be without knowledge, it is not good.

PROVERBS, xiii.

If they obey not, they shall die without knowledge.

JOB, xxxvi.

And God said unto Solomon, Wisdom and knowledge is granted unto thee.

2 CHRONICLES, xii.

LAMP.

Thy Word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.

PSALMS cv. cxix.

LATTER DAYS.

Afterward shall the Children of Israel return, and seek the Lord their God; and shall fear the Lord, and His goodness, in the latter days.

HOSEA, iii.

3.

LAW.

Whoever will not do the law of thy God, and the law of the King, let judgment be executed speedily upon him.

EZRA, vii.

3.

God shall smite thee; for sittest thou to judge me after the law, and commandest me to be smitten contrary to the law ?

Acts, xxiii.

4.

Shakespeare,

LAW-(continued).
Villain ! thou know'st no law of God nor man ;
No beast so fierce, but knows some touch of pity.

RICHARD III. i. 2.

Take heed: for He holds vengeance in His hand,
To hurl upon their heads that break His law.

RICHARD III. i. 4.

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LIFE.
Life's but a walking shadow;

'T is a tale
Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury,
Signifying nothing.

MACBETH, v. 5.
We are such stuff
As dreams are made of; and our little life
Is rounded with a sleep.

TEMPEST, iv. 1. The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and bad together.

ALL 'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL, iv. 3.

O Lord, that lends me life,
Lend me a heart replete with thankfulness !

2 HENRY VI. i. 1.

LIGHT.
Heaven does with us as we with torches do,
Not light them for themselves ; for, if our virtues
Did not go forth with us, 't were all alike
As if we had them not.

MEASURE FOR MEASURE, i. 1.

Holy Writ.

LAW—(continued). They kept not the covenant of God; and refused to walk in His laws; but He, being full of compassion, forgave their iniquity, and destroyed them not.

PSALM lxxviii.

Neither have we obeyed the voice of the Lord, our God, to walk in His laws which He set before us.

DANIEL, ix.

LIFE.

All our days are passed away; we spend our years as a tale that is told.

PSALM XC.

Man is like to vanity ; his days are as passeth away.

a shadow that

PSALM, cxliv.

Who knoweth what is good for man in this life? all the days of his vain life he spendeth as a shadow.

ECCLESIASTES, vi.

Thou hast granted me life, and favour, and Thy visitation hath preserved my spirit.

JOB, ..

LIGHT.

Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father, which is in Heaven.

MATTHEW, V.

Shakespeare,

LUCIFER.

And when he falls, he falls like Lucifer,
Never to hope again.

HENRY VIII. iii. 2.

Thou art more deep-damn'd than Prince Lucifer.

KING John, iv. 3.

MAKER.

When I am in Heaven, I shall desire
To see what this child does, and praise my Maker.

HENRY VIII. v. 4.

MAN.

What a piece of work is a man ! How noble in reason ! how infinite in faculties ! in form, and moving, how express and admirable! in action how like an angel! in apprehension how like a God! The beauty of the world! the paragon of animals !

HAMLET, ii. 2.

MANNA.

You drop manna in the way of starved people.

MERCHANT OF VENICE, v. 1.

MARRIAGE.

God forbid that I should wish them sever'd,
Whom God hath join'd together.

3 HENRY VI. iv. 1.

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