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Country) 3-ife. — Thomson.
HRICE happy he who on the sunless side
Of a romantic Mountain, Forest crown'd,
Beneath the whole collected Shade reclines;
Or in the gelid Caverns, Wood-bine wrought,
And fresh bedev'd with ever-spouting Streams,
Sits coolly calm; while all the world without,
Unsatisfy'd, and sick, tosses at noon.
Emblem instructive of the virtuous man,
Who keeps his temper'd mind serene, and pure,
And every passion aptly harmoniz'd,
Amid a jarring world with vice inflam'd.

(stountry 31.ife. — Peter Pindar. HERE Health, so wild and gay, with bosom bare, And rosy cheek, keen eye, and flowing hair, Trips with a smile the breezy Scene along, And pours the spirit of Content in Song.

(stountry 31.ife. — Thomson. ERE"too dwells simple Truth; plain Innocence; Unsullied Beauty; sound unbroken Youth, Patient of labour, with a little pleas'd ; Health ever blooming; unambitious Toil: Calm Contemplation, and poetic Ease.

Country 31ife. — Thomson. H knew he but his happiness, of men The happiest he who far from public rage, Deep in the Vale, with a choice few retired, Drinks the pure pleasures of the Rural Life.

(stountry) 3-ife. — Thomson. PERHAPS thy loved Lucinda shares thy Walk, With soul to thine attuned. Then Nature all Wears to the lover's eye a look of love; And all the tumult of a guilty world, Toss'd by ungenerous passions, sinks away.

Courage. — Shakspeare. I Do not think a Braver Gentleman, More active valiant, or more valiant-young, More daring, or more bold, is now alive, To grace this latter age with noble deeds. Coutage. — Byron. A REAL Spirit Should neither court neglect, nor dread to bear it.

Courage. — Ben Jonson.
Ought not to undergo or tempt a danger,
But worthily, and by selected ways,
He undertakes by reason, not by chance.
His Valour is the salt to his other virtues,
They're all unseason'd without it.

Coutage. — Joanna Baillie.

THE Brave Man is not he who feels no fear,

For that were stupid and irrational;
But he, whose noble Soul its Fear subdues,
And bravely dares the Danger nature shrinks from.
As for your youth, whom blood and blows delight,
Away with them 1 there is not in their crew
One valiant Spirit.

Coutage. — Shakspeare.
CoME all to ruin;
Let thy mother rather feel thy Pride, than fear
Thy dangerous Stoutness; for I mock at death,
With a big Heart as thou. Do as thou list.
Thy Valiantness was mine, thou suck'dst it from me;
But owe thy Pride thyself.

(stoutage. — Colton. . PHYSICAL Courage, which despises all danger, will make a man brave in one way; and Moral Courage, which despises all opinion, will make a man brave in another. The former would seem most necessary for the camp, the latter for council; but to constitute a great man, both are necessary.

Courage. — Shaftesbury. RUE Courage is cool and calm. The bravest of men have the least of a brutal bullying insolence; and in the very time of danger are found the most serene and free. Rage, we know, can make a coward forget himself and fight. But what is done in fury or anger can never be placed to the account of Courage.

Coutage. — Dryden. N intrepid Courage is at best but a holiday-kind of virtue, to be seldom exercised, and never but in cases of necessity : affability, mildness, tenderness, and a word which I would fain bring back to its original signification of virtue, I mean good-nature, are of daily use; they are the bread of mankind, and staff of life.

Coutage. — Greville. MOST men have more Courage than even they themselves think they have.

Courage. — Shakspeare.
HE bore him in the thickest troop,
As doth a Lion in a herd of Neat :
Or as a Bear, encompass'd round with Dogs;
Who having pinch'd a few and made them cry,
The rest stand all aloof, and bark at him.

Courage. — Shakspeare. -
HE stopp'd the fliers;
And, by his rare example, made the coward
Turn Terror into Sport; as waves before
A vessel under sail, so men obey'd,
And fell below his stem.

Qsìje (Tourt. — La Bruyere. THE Court does not render a man contented, but it prevents his being so elsewhere.

Qsìje (Court. — Burke. IT is of great importance (provided the thing is not over done) to contrive such an establishment as must, almost whether a Prince will or not, bring into daily and hourly offices about his person, a great number of his first Nobility; and it is rather an useful prejudice that gives them pride in such a servitude. Though they are

not much the better for a Court, a Court will be much the better for them.

Court jealoušp. — Shakspeare.
No simple man that sees
This jarring Discord of Nobility,
This should'ring of each other in the Court,
This factious bandying of their Favourites,
But that it doth presage some ill event.
'Tis much, when sceptres are in children's hands;
But more, when envy breeds unkind division;
There comes the ruin, there begins confusion.

Courtegy. — Shakspeare.

y Dissembling Courtesy how fine this tyrant Can tickle where she wounds !

QThe Courtier. — Dryden.
SEE how he sets his Countenance for Deceit,
And promises a Lie before he speaks.

Courtājip. — Shakspeare.
WIN her with Gifts, if she respect not Words;
Dumb Jewels often, in their silent kind,
More quick than Words, do move a Woman's Mind.

Courtājjip. — Shakspeare.
"HOU hast by moon-light at her window sung,
With feigning voice, verses of feigning Love;
And stol’n the impression of her fantasy
With bracelets of thy hair, rings, gauds, conceits,
Knacks, trifles, nosegays, sweet-meats; messengers
Of strong prevailment in unharden'd youth.

(tOuttgjip. – Shakspeare. AY, that she rail; Why, then I'll tell her plain,

She sings as sweetly as a nightingale:
Say, that she frown : I’ll say, she looks as clear
As morning roses newly wash’d with dew :
Say, she be mute, and will not speak a word;
Then I'll commend her volubility,
And say—she uttereth piercing eloquence.
If she do frown 'tis not in hate of you,
But rather to beget more love in you :
If she do chide, ’tis not to have you gone;
For why, the fools are mad if left alone.
Take no repulse, whatever she doth say;
For, get you gone, she doth not mean, away.

Courtājjip. —Blair. H, then the longest summer's day Seem'd too, too much in haste : still the full Heart Had not imparted half: 'twas Happiness Too exquisite to last. Of joys departed, Not to return, how painful the remembrance 1 (stouttgjip. – Hill. WITH Women worth the being won, The softest Lover ever best succeeds.

Courtājjip. — Thomson. OME then, ye virgins and ye youths, whose Hearts Have felt the raptures of refining Love; And thou, Amanda, come, pride of my song ! Form'd by the Graces, Loveliness itself Come with those downcast eyes, sedate and sweet, Those looks demure, that deeply pierce the soul, Where with the light of thoughtful reason mix’d, Shines lively fancy and the feeling heart: Oh come ! and while the rosy-footed May Steals blushing on, together let us tread The morning dews and gather in their prime Fresh-blooming flowers, to grace thy braided hair, And thy lov’d bosom that improves their sweets.

Courtājjip. –– Shakspeare.
AY, that upon the altar of her Beauty
You sacrifice your Tears, your Sighs, your Heart:
Write, till your ink be dry; and with your tears
Moist it again; and frame some feeling line,
That may discover such integrity.

(TOuttgijip. – Shakspeare.
WOMEN are angels wooing:
Things won are done, joy's soul lies in the doing:
That she belov'd knows nought, that knows not this,
Men prize the thing ungain'd more than it is.

(TDuttgjip. – Shakspeare.
WHY should you think that I should woo in scorn?
Scorn and derision never come in tears?
Look, when I vow, I weep; and vows so born,
In their nativity all truth appears.

(Tobetougmegg. — South. HE Covetous Person lives as if the world were made altogether for him, and not he for the world; to take in every thing, and part with nothing.

(Tobetougmego. Colton.

AFTER Hypocrites, the greatest dupes the Devil has are those

who exhaust an anxious existence in the Disappointments and Wexations of Business, and live miserably and meanly only to die magnificently and rich. For, like the Hypocrites, the only disinterested action these men can accuse themselves of is, that of serving the Devil, without receiving his wages: he that stands every day of his life behind a counter, until he drops from it into the grave, may negotiate many very profitable bargains; but he has made a single bad one, so bad indeed, that it counterbalances all the rest; for the empty foolery of dying rich, he has paid down his health, his happiness, and his integrity.

(Copetougmegg. Burton. OWETOUS men are fools, miserable wretches, buzzards, madmen, who live by themselves, in perpetual slavery, fear, suspicion, sorrow, discontent, with more of gall than honey in their enjoyments; who are rather possessed by their Money than Possessors of it; mancipati pecuniis, bound 'prentices to their property; and, servi divitiarum, mean slaves and drudges to their Substance.

(Tobetougmegg. — F. Osborn.
COVETOUSNESS, like a candle ill made, smothers the splendour

of a happy fortune in its own grease.


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