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Like a rich armour, worn in the heat of day,
Act iv. Scene 4.
They that stand high have many blasts to shake them, And if they fall, they dash themselves to pieces.
KING RICHARD III. Act 1. Scene 3.
Often, to our comfort, shall we find
CYMBELINE. Act 111. Scene 3.
Shakspeare gives us another picture of “golden care" great treasure and trouble therewith in the following sonnet :
“ The aged man that coffers up his gold
Is plagued with cramps, and gouts, and painful fits,
Best state, contentless,
TIMON OF ATHENS. Act iv. Scene 3.
MURDER CANNOT BE HIDDEN.
And he said, What hast thou done ? the voice of thy brother's blood crieth unto me from the ground.
GEN. iv, 10.
Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed.-GEN. ix. 6.
Blood, like sacrificing Abel's, cries
KING RICHARD II. Act 1. Scene 1.
Blood will have blood; Stones have been known to move, and trees to speak; Augurs, and understood relations, have, By magot-pies, and choughs, and rooks, brought forth The secret'st man of blood.—MACBETH. Act 111. Scene 4.
Guiltiness will speak,
OTHELLO. Act v. Scene 1.
For murder, though it have no tongue, will speak,
HAMLET. Act II. Scene 2.
DEATH, THE END OF ALL EARTHLY PAS
SIONS AND TROUBLES.
troubling, and the
There the wicked cease from weary are at rest.–JOB iii. 17.
Also their love, and their hatred, and their envy, is now perished.—EccLEs. ix. 6.
Though death be poor, it ends a mortal woe.
KING RICHARD II. Act II. Scene 1.
Here lurks no treason, here no envy swells;
TITUS ANDRONICUS. Act 1. Scene 2.
Fear no more the frown o' the great,
Thou art past the tyrant's stroke;
* The arbitrator of despairs,
HENRY VI. (18t part). Act II. Scene 5. Care no more to clothe and eat;
To thee the reed is as the oak.
Nor the all dreaded thunder-stone,
CYMBELINE, Act iv. Scene 2.
DEATH COMMON TO ALL.
There is one event to the righteous, and to the wicked; to the good and to the clean, and to the unclean.-ECCLES. ix. 2.
And I myself perceived also that one event happeneth to them all.-ECCLES. ii. 14.
The small and the great are there ; and the servant is free from his master.—Job iii. 19.
There is no man that hath power over the spirit to retain the spirit; neither hath he power in the day of death ; and there is no discharge in that war.2
ECCLES. viii. 8.
And how dieth the wise man? as the fool.3
EccLEs. ii. 16.
1 Isa. lvii, 1, 2.
2 Gen, iii, 19.
3 Job xxi, 26.
For be seeth that wise men die, likewise the fool and the brutish person perish, and leave their wealth to others.-Ps. xlix. 10.
It is appointed unto men once to die.—HEB. ix. 27.
The beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom; the rich man also died, and was buried.—LUKE xvi. 22.
Mean and mighty, rotting
CYMBELINE. Act iv. Scene 2.
Why, what is pomp, rule, reign, but earth and dust?
King HENRY VI. (3d part). Act v. Scene 2.
All that live must die,
Act I, Scene 2.
We cannot hold mortality's strong hand.
KING John. Act iv. Scene 2. !
Time doth transfix the flourish set on youth,
i Rom. v. 12.