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him his manuscript to read 'to put it in rhyme.' Which being done, Sir Thomas said, 'Yea marry, now it is somewhat, for now it is rhyme; before it was neither rhyme nor reason.'

Speech is silver, silence is gold.

A Dutch Proverb.

Speech is like cloth of Arras, opened and put abroad, whereby the imagery doth appear in figure; whereas in thoughts they lie but as in packs.

Thick and thin.

PLUTARCH. Vit. Themist. 28.

SPENSER. Faëre Queen. Book iii. c. i. St. 17.—COWPER. John
Gilpin.-DRYDEN. Absalom and Achitophel. Part ii.

Line 414.

To make a virtue of necessity.

CHAUCER. Squier's Tale.

Part ii.

SHAKSPERE. Two

Gentlemen of Verona.-RABELAIS. Book i. ch. ii.-DRYDEN.
Palamon and Arcite.

In the additions of Hadrianus Junius to the adages of Erasmus, he remarks (under the head of Necessitatem adere), that a very familiar proverb was current among his countrymen, viz.: Necessitatem in virtutem

commutare.

Wherever God erects a house of prayer,
The devil always builds a chapel there.

DE FOE. The True-Born Englishman. Parti. Line 1.

God never had a church but there, men say
The devil a chapel hath raised by some wyles.
I doubted of this saw, till on a day

I westward spied great Edinburgh's Saint Gyles.

DRUMMOND. Posthumous Poems.

No sooner is a temple built to God, but the devil

builds a chapel hard by.

GEORGE HERBERT. Jacula Prudentum.

Where God hath a temple the devil will have a BURTON. Anatomy of Melancholy. Part 3. Sc. iv. M. 1. Subs. 1.

chapel.

Wrong sow by the ear.

BEN JONSON. Every Man in his Humour.

Act ii. Sc. I.

BUTLER. Hudibras. Part ii. c iii. Line 580.-COLMAN.
Heir at Law. Acti. Sc. I.

INDEX.

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Accoutred as I was, 70
Aching void, 250

Acres, over whose, walked, 55
Acting of a dreadful thing, 70
Act well your part, 180
Action and counteraction, 364
Action, how like an angel, 97
Action, no noble, 387
Action, pious, 98

Action, suit the, to the word, 100
Actions like almanacs, 126
Actions of the just, 125
Acts, little nameless, 272
Acts our angels are, 119
Ada, sole daughter, 308

Adam dolve and Eve span, 386
Adam the goodliest man, 139
Adam, the offending, 62
Adam's fall we sinned all, 385
Adder, like the deaf, 5

Adieu, sweetly she bade me, 223
Admired disorder, 87

Admitted to that equal sky, 177
Adored through fear, 247
Adorn a tale, 219

Adorn, nothing he did not, 221
Adulteries of art, 118

Adversary had written a book, 4
Adversary the devil, 22
Adversity, sweet are uses of, 43
Adversity's sweet milk, 80
Affection hateth nicer hands, 24
Affliction tries our virtue, 218
Afric's sunny fountains, 306
After life's fitful fever, 86
Agate-stone, no bigger than, 78
Age, ache, and penury, 32
Age, be comfort to my, 44
Age cannot wither her, 74
Age, expect one of
my, 267
Age, for talking, 234
Age, green old, 161
Age, he was not for an, 119
Age, in a good old, 1
Age is as a lusty winter, 44
Age is grown picked, 104
Age, master spirits of, 71
Age of cards, 184
Age of chivalry, 364
Age of ease, 235.

Age serene and bright, 273
Age shakes Athena, 308
Age, summer of her, 161
Age without a name, 298
Ages, famous to all, 356
Ages, heir of all the, 333
Ages, once in the flight of, 287
Ages, seven, 45

Ages, three poets in three, 163
Ages, through the, 333
Ages, the slumbering, 336
Agony, all we know of, 340
Agree, where they do, 257
Air, a chartered libertine, 62
Air, be shook to, 69
Air, do not saw the, 99
Air, excellent canopy, 97
Air is full of farewells, 342
Air, leaves to the, 77
Air, melted into thin, 27

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Airy tongues, that syllable, 144
Aisle and fretted vault, 228
Aisles of Christian Rome, 339
Ajax strives, 187
Alabaster, grandsire cut in, 40
Alacrity in sinking, 29
Alderman's forefinger, 78
Alexandrine, needless, 187
Alike all ages, 233.

A little more than kin, 91
All chance, direction, 178
All cry and no wool, 153
All Europe rings, 150
All in the Downs, 201
All is not lost, 131

All men have their price, 362

All save honour, 379

All that's bright, 303

All that glisters is not gold, 388
All the proud shall be, 198
All the world's a stage, 45
All things, prove, 21

All things that are chased, 41
All things to all men, 19
All things work for good, 18
All think all men mortal, 206
All thoughts, all passions, 283
All thy ends, thy country's, 68
Allegory, headstrong as an, 256
Allies thou hast, 270

Allured to brighter worlds, 236
Almanacs like actions of the last
age, 126

Almighty dollar, 374.

Almighty Father! these as they
change, 216

Alms, when thou doest, 13
Alone, never less, 331

Alone, with noble thoughts, 352
Alone on a wide, wide sea, 282
Alone, that man should be, I
Alone with his glory, 326
Alpha and Omega, 23
Alp, o'er many a fiery, 137
Alps on Alps arise, 186
Alraschid, Haroun, 335
Altars, strike for your, 339
Alteration finds, 113.
Alway, not live, 4
Amber, grubs in, 190
Ambition, fling away, 68
Ambition loves to slide, 158
Ambition of sterner stuff, 72

Ambition of a private man, 245

Ambition, to reign is worth, 132
Ambition, vaulting, 83
Amen stuck in my throat, 85
Amend your ways, 12
Ammiral, mast of, 132

Among them, not of them, 309
Among the untrodden ways, 269
Amorous, fond, and billing, 155
Ample room and verge, 227
Anarch, lets the curtain fall, 195
Ancestors after him, 28
Ancestors of nature, 137
Ancient and fish-like, 26
Ancient grudge, 40
Ancient times, 354
Angel ended, the, 141
Angel, ministering, 295
Angel, presiding, 330
Angel, recording, 363

Angels and ministers of grace, 94
Angels are bright still, 88

Angel's face, 24

Angels fell by that sin, 68

Angels, holy, guard thy bed, 212

Angels in dreams, 151

Angels ken, 131

Angels liveried, 145

Angels, make the, weep, 31
Angels, our acts are, 119

Angels painted fair, 165

Angels till our passion dies, 127
Angels trumpet-tongued, 83
Angel-visits, few and far, 289
Angels' visits, short, 166
Angels' visits, short and far be
tween, 205

Angels would be gods, 177
Anger, more in sorrow, 92
Anger of his lip, 52

Angling like poetry, 355

Angry, be ye, and sin not, 21

Anguish another's sport, 151

Anguish, hopeless, 220

Anguish, lessened by another's, 77
Annals of the poor, 228

Animated bust, 228

Annihilate space and time, 198

Anointed, rail on the Lord's, 65
Another and the same, 279

Another's sword laid him low, 289
Answer, a soft, 7
Anthem, pealing, 228
Anthem singing, 60

Anthropophagi, 106

Antidote, sweet oblivious, 89
Antres vast, 106

Anything but history, 362

Any thing, what is worth in, 154
Apollo's lute, musical as, 146
Apollos watered, 19

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