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<ul><li><p>Familiar Quotations</p><p>A COLLECTION OF FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS.</p><p>WITH</p><p>COMPLETE INDICES OF AUTHORS AND SUBJECTS.</p><p>NEW YORK: HURST &amp; COMPANY, PUBLISHERS.</p><p>Familiar Quotations 1</p></li><li><p>PREFACE</p><p>INDEX OF AUTHORS</p><p>ADDENDA</p><p>INDEX OF QUOTATIONS</p><p>INDEX OF AUTHORS:ADDISON, JOSEPHAKENSIDE, MARKALDRICH, JAMESBACON, FRANCISBAILEY, PHILIP JAMESBARBAULD, MRS.BARNFIELD, RICHARDBARRETT, EATON STANNARDBASSE, WILLIAMBAXTER, RICHARDBEATTIE, JAMESBEAUMONT, FRANCISBERKELEY, BISHOPBLAIR, ROBERTBOLINGBROKE, HENRY ST. JOHN, VISCOUNTBOOTH, BARTONBROOKE, FULKE GREVILLE, LORDBROWN, TOMBROWN, JOHNBRYANT, WILLIAM CULLENBUNYAN, JOHNBURNS, ROBERTSAMUEL BUTLER.BYROM, JOHNBYRON, LORDCAMPBELL, THOMASCANNING, GEORGECAREW, THOMASCAREY, HENRYCERVANTES, MIGUEL DECHARLES II, KINGCHURCHILL, CHARLES</p><p> The Project Gutenberg eBook of Familiar Quotations, Compiled by Bartlett.</p><p>NEW YORK: HURST &amp; COMPANY, PUBLISHERS. 2</p></li><li><p>CIBBER, COLLEYCOLERIDGE, SAMUEL TAYLORCOLLINS, WILLIAMCOLMAN, GEORGECONGREVE, WILLIAMCOTTON, NATHANIELCOWLEY, ABRAHAMCOWPER, WILLIAMCRABBE, GEORGECRANCH, CHRISTOPHER P.CRASHAW, RICHARDDEFOE, DANIELDEKKER, THOMASDENHAM, SIR JOHNDODDRIDGE, PHILIPDODSLEY, ROBERTDONNE, DR. JOHNDRAKE, JOSEPH RODMANDRYDEN.DYER, JOHNEVERETT, DAVIDFLETCHER, ANDREW OF SALTOUN.FOUCHE, JOSEPHFRANKLIN, BENJAMINFULLER, THOMASGARRICK, DAVIDGAY, JOHNGREEN, MATTHEWGREENE, ALBERT G.GOLDSMITH, OLIVERGRAFTON, RICHARDGRAY, THOMASHALLECK, FITZ-GREENEHEBER, REGINALDHERBERT, GEORGEHERRICK, ROBERTHERVEY, THOMAS K.HILL, AARONHOBBES, THOMASHOLMES, OLIVER WENDELLHOLY SCRIPTURES.HOME, JOHN</p><p> The Project Gutenberg eBook of Familiar Quotations, Compiled by Bartlett.</p><p>INDEX OF AUTHORS: 3</p></li><li><p>HOOD, THOMASHOPKINSON, JOSEPHIRVING, WASHINGTONJOHNSON, SAMUELJONES, SIR WILLIAMJONSON, BENKEATS, JOHNKEMPIS, THOMAS AKEY, F. S.LAMB, CHARLESLANGHORNE, JOHNLEE, NATHANIELL'ESTRANGE, ROGERLONGFELLOW, HENRY W.LOVELACE, SIR RICHARDLOWELL, JAMES RUSSELLLYTTELTON, LORDLYTTON, EDWARD BULWERMACAULAY, THOMAS B.MARLOWE, CHRISTOPHERMICKLE, W. J.MILNES, RICHARD MONCKTONMILTON.MILTON, JOHNMONTAGUE, LADY MARY WORTLEYMONTROSE, MARQUIS OFMOORE, EDWARDMOORE, THOMASMORRIS, CAPTAIN CHARLESMORTON, THOMASMOSS, THOMASMOTHER HUBBERD'S TALE.NORRIS, JOHNOTWAY, THOMASPAINE, THOMASPALAFOX, DON JOSEPHPARNELL, THOMASPERCY, THOMASPHILIPS, JOHNPOLLOK, ROBERTPOPE, ALEXANDERPORTEUS, BEILBY</p><p> The Project Gutenberg eBook of Familiar Quotations, Compiled by Bartlett.</p><p>INDEX OF AUTHORS: 4</p></li><li><p>PRIOR, MATTHEWPROCTOR, BRYAN W.QUARLES, FRANCISRABELAIS, FRANCISRALEIGH, SIR WALTERRANDOLPH, JOHNROCHEFOUCAULD, FRANCIS DUC DEROCHESTER, EARL OFROGERS, SAMUELROSCOMMON, EARL OFROWE, NICHOLASSAVAGE, RICHARDSCOTT, WALTERSEWALL, JONATHAN M.SEWELL, DR. GEORGESHAKESPEARE.SHEFFIELD, DUKE OF BUCKINGHAMSHIRE.SHENSTONE, WILLIAMSHERIDAN, RICHARD BRINSLEYSHIRLEY, JAMESSIDNEY, SIR PHILIPSMOLLETT, TOBIASSOUTHERN, THOMASSOUTHEY, ROBERTSPENCER, HON. WILLIAM ROBERTSPENSER, EDMUNDSPRAGUE, CHARLESSTEERS, MISS FANNYSTERNE, LAURENCESWIFT, JONATHANSYLVESTER, JOSHUATAYLOR, HENRYTENNYSON, ALFREDTHEALE, MRS.THEOBALD, LOUISTHOMSON, JAMESTICKELL, THOMASTRUMBULL, JOHNTUKE, SIR SAMUELTUSSER, THOMASUHLAND, JOHN LOUISWALCOTT, DR.</p><p> The Project Gutenberg eBook of Familiar Quotations, Compiled by Bartlett.</p><p>INDEX OF AUTHORS: 5</p></li><li><p>WALLER, EDMUNDWATTS, ISAACWITHER, GEORGEWOLFE, CHARLESWOODWORTH, SAMUELWORDSWORTH, WILLIAMWOTTON, SIR HENRYYOUNG, EDWARD</p><p>PREFACE:{6}</p><p>The object of this work is to show, to some extent, the obligations our language owes to various authors fornumerous phrases and familiar quotations which have become "household words."</p><p>This Collection, originally made without any view of publication, has been considerably enlarged by additionsfrom an English work on a similar plan, and is now sent forth with the hope that it may be found a convenientbook of reference.</p><p>Though perhaps imperfect in some respects, it is believed to possess the merit of accuracy, as the quotationshave been taken from the original sources.</p><p>Should this be favorably received, endeavors will be made to make it more worthy of the approbation of thepublic in a future edition.{7}</p><p>A COLLECTION OF</p><p>FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS</p><p>{8}</p><p>HOLY SCRIPTURES.{9}</p><p>OLD TESTAMENT.</p><p>Genesis ii. 18.</p><p>It is not good that the man should be alone</p><p> The Project Gutenberg eBook of Familiar Quotations, Compiled by Bartlett.</p><p>PREFACE: 6</p></li><li><p>Genesis iii. 19.</p><p>For dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return.</p><p>Genesis iv. 9.</p><p>Am I my brother's keeper?</p><p>Genesis iv. 13.</p><p>My punishment is greater than I can bear</p><p>Genesis ix. 6.</p><p>Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed.</p><p>Genesis xvi. 12.</p><p>His hand will be against every man, and every man's hand against him.{10}</p><p>Genesis xlii. 38.</p><p>Bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave.</p><p>Genesis xlix. 4.</p><p>Unstable as water, thou shalt not excel.</p><p>Deuteronomy xix. 21.</p><p>Eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.</p><p>Deuteronomy xxxii. 10.</p><p>He kept him as the apple of his eye.</p><p>Judges xvi. 9.</p><p>The Philistines be upon thee, Samson.</p><p>Ruth i. 16.</p><p>For whither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge: thy people shall be my people, and thyGod my God.</p><p> The Project Gutenberg eBook of Familiar Quotations, Compiled by Bartlett.</p><p>Genesis iii. 19. 7</p></li><li><p>Samuel xiii. 14.</p><p>A man after his own heart.</p><p>Samuel i. 20.</p><p>Tell it not in Gath; publish it not in the streets of Ashkelon</p><p>Samuel i. 23.</p><p>Saul and Jonathan were lovely and pleasant in their lives, and in their death they were not divided.{11}</p><p>Samuel i. 25.</p><p>How are the mighty fallen in the midst of the battle!</p><p>Samuel i. 26.</p><p>Very pleasant hast thou been unto me: thy love to me was wonderful, passing the love of women.</p><p>Samuel xii. 7.</p><p>And Nathan said to David, Thou art the man.</p><p>Kings ix, 7.</p><p>A proverb and a by-word among all people,</p><p>Kings xviii. 21.</p><p>How long halt ye between two opinions?</p><p>Kings xviii. 44.</p><p>Behold, there ariseth a little cloud out of the sea, like a man's hand.</p><p>Kings xix. 12.</p><p>A still, small voice.</p><p>Kings xx. 11.</p><p>Let not him that girdeth on his harness boast himself as he that putteth it off.</p><p> The Project Gutenberg eBook of Familiar Quotations, Compiled by Bartlett.</p><p>Samuel xiii. 14. 8</p></li><li><p>Kings iv. 40.</p><p>There is death in the pot.</p><p>Job i. 21.</p><p>The Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away; blessed be the name of theLord.{12}</p><p>Job iii. 17.</p><p>There the wicked cease from troubling, and there the weary be at rest.</p><p>Job v. 7.</p><p>Yet man is born unto trouble, as the sparks fly upward.</p><p>Job xvi. 2.</p><p>Miserable comforters are ye all.</p><p>Job xix. 25.</p><p>I know that my Redeemer liveth.</p><p>Job xxviii. 18.</p><p>The price of wisdom is above-rubies.</p><p>Job xxix. 15.</p><p>I was eyes to the blind, and feet was I to the lame.</p><p>Job xxxi. 35.</p><p>That mine adversary had written a book.</p><p>Job xxxviii. 11.</p><p>Hitherto shalt thou come, but no further; and here shall thy proud waves be stayed.</p><p>Psalm xvi. 6.</p><p>The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places.</p><p> The Project Gutenberg eBook of Familiar Quotations, Compiled by Bartlett.</p><p>Kings iv. 40. 9</p></li><li><p>Psalm xviii. 10.</p><p>Yea, he did fly upon the wings of the wind.{13}</p><p>Psalm xxiii. 2.</p><p>He maketh me to lie down in green pastures he leadeth me beside the still waters.</p><p>Psalm xxiii. 4.</p><p>Thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.</p><p>Psalm xxxvii. 25.</p><p>I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.</p><p>Psalm xxxvii. 35.</p><p>Spreading himself like a green bay tree.</p><p>Psalm xxxvii. 37.</p><p>Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright.</p><p>Psalm xxxix. 3.</p><p>While I was musing the fire burned.</p><p>Psalm xlv. 1.</p><p>My tongue is the pen of a ready writer.</p><p>Psalm lv. 6.</p><p>Oh, that I had wings like a dove!</p><p>Psalm lxxii. 9.</p><p>His enemies shall lick the dust.</p><p>Psalm lxxxv. 10.</p><p>Mercy and truth are met together: righteousness and peace have kissed each other.{14}</p><p> The Project Gutenberg eBook of Familiar Quotations, Compiled by Bartlett.</p><p>Psalm xviii. 10. 10</p></li><li><p>Psalm xc. 9.</p><p>We spend our years as a tale that is told.</p><p>Psalm cvii. 27.</p><p>They reel to and fro, and stagger like a drunken man, and are at their wit's end.</p><p>Psalm cxxvii. 2.</p><p>He giveth his beloved sleep.</p><p>Psalm cxxxiii. 1.</p><p>Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!</p><p>Psalm cxxxvii. 5.</p><p>If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her cunning.</p><p>Psalm cxxxvii. 2.</p><p>We hanged our harps on the willows.</p><p>Psalm cxxxix. 14.</p><p>For I am fearfully and wonderfully made.</p><p>Proverbs iii. 17.</p><p>Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace.</p><p>Proverbs xi. 14.</p><p>In the multitude of counsellors there is safety.</p><p>Proverbs xiii. 12.</p><p>Hope deferred maksth the heart sick.{15}</p><p>Proverbs xiv. 9.</p><p>Fools make a mock at sin.</p><p> The Project Gutenberg eBook of Familiar Quotations, Compiled by Bartlett.</p><p>Psalm xc. 9. 11</p></li><li><p>Proverbs xiv. 10.</p><p>The heart knoweth his own bitterness.</p><p>Proverbs xiv. 34.</p><p>Righteousness exalteth a nation.</p><p>Proverbs xv. 1.</p><p>A soft answer turneth away wrath.</p><p>Proverbs xv. 17.</p><p>Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred therewith.</p><p>Proverbs xvi. 18.</p><p>Pride goeth before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.</p><p>Proverbs xvi. 31.</p><p>The hoary head is a crown of glory.</p><p>Proverbs xviii. 14.</p><p>A wounded spirit who can bear?</p><p>Proverbs xxii. 6.</p><p>Train up a child in the way he should go; and when he is old he will not depart from it.</p><p>Proverbs xxiii. 5.</p><p>For riches certainly make themselves wings.{16}</p><p>Proverbs xxiv. 33.</p><p>Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep.</p><p>Proverbs xxv. 22.</p><p>For thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head.</p><p> The Project Gutenberg eBook of Familiar Quotations, Compiled by Bartlett.</p><p>Proverbs xiv. 10. 12</p></li><li><p>Proverbs xxvi. 13.</p><p>There is a lion in the way; a lion is in the streets.</p><p>Proverbs xxvii. 1.</p><p>Boast not thyself of to-morrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.</p><p>Proverbs xxviii. 1.</p><p>The wicked flee when no man pursueth.</p><p>Ecclesiastes i. 9.</p><p>There is no new thing under the sun.</p><p>Ecclesiastes i. 14.</p><p>All is vanity and vexation of spirit.</p><p>Ecclesiastes v. 12.</p><p>The sleep of a laboring man is sweet.</p><p>Ecclesiastes vii. 2.</p><p>It is better to go to the house of mourning than to go to the house of feasting.</p><p>Ecclesiastes vii. 16.</p><p>Be not righteous overmuch</p><p>{17}</p><p>Ecclesiastes ix. 4.</p><p>For a living dog is better than a dead lion,</p><p>Ecclesiastes ix. 10.</p><p>Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might.</p><p>Ecclesiastes ix. 11.</p><p>The race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong.</p><p> The Project Gutenberg eBook of Familiar Quotations, Compiled by Bartlett.</p><p>Proverbs xxvi. 13. 13</p></li><li><p>Ecclesiastes xi. 1.</p><p>Cast thy bread upon the waters; for thou shalt find it after many days.</p><p>Ecclesiastes xii. 1.</p><p>Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth.</p><p>Ecclesiastes xii. 5.</p><p>And the grasshopper shall be a burden.</p><p>Ecclesiastes xii. 5.</p><p>Man goeth to his long home.</p><p>Ecclesiastes xii. 6.</p><p>Or ever the silver cord be loosed, or the golden bowl be broken, or the pitcher be broken at the fountain, or thewheel broken at the cistern.</p><p>Ecclesiastes xii. 7.</p><p>Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was; and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it.</p><p>{18}</p><p>Ecclesiastes xii. 8.</p><p>Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher; all is vanity.</p><p>Ecclesiastes xii. 12.</p><p>Of making many books there is no end; and much study is a weariness of the flesh.</p><p>Isaiah xi. 6.</p><p>The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid.</p><p>Isaiah xxviii. 10.</p><p>Precept upon precept; line upon line: here a little, and there a little.</p><p> The Project Gutenberg eBook of Familiar Quotations, Compiled by Bartlett.</p><p>Ecclesiastes xi. 1. 14</p></li><li><p>Isaiah xxxviii. 1.</p><p>Set thine house in order.</p><p>Isaiah xl. 6.</p><p>All flesh is grass.</p><p>Isaiah xl. 15.</p><p>Behold, the nations are as a drop of a bucket, and are counted as the small dust of the balance.</p><p>Isaiah xlii. 3.</p><p>A bruised reed shall he not break, and the smoking flax shall he not quench.</p><p>Isaiah liii. 7.</p><p>He is brought as a lamb to the slaughter.{19}</p><p>Isaiah lx. 22.</p><p>A little one shall become a thousand, and a small one a strong nation.</p><p>Isaiah lxi. 3.</p><p>To give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit ofheaviness.</p><p>Isaiah lxiv. 6.</p><p>We all do fade as a leaf.</p><p>Jeremiah vii. 3.</p><p>Amend your ways and your doings.</p><p>Jeremiah viii. 22.</p><p>Is there no balm in Gilead? is there no physician there?</p><p>Jeremiah xiii. 23.</p><p>Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots?</p><p> The Project Gutenberg eBook of Familiar Quotations, Compiled by Bartlett.</p><p>Isaiah xxxviii. 1. 15</p></li><li><p>Ezekiel xviii. 2.</p><p>The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge.</p><p>Daniel v. 27.</p><p>Thou art weighed in the balances, and art found wanting.</p><p>Daniel vi. 12.</p><p>The thing is true, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which altereth not.{20}</p><p>Hosea viii. 7.</p><p>For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind.</p><p>Micah iv. 3.</p><p>And they shall beat their swords into plough-shares, and their spears into pruning-hooks.</p><p>Micah iv. 4.</p><p>But they shall sit every man under his vine and under his fig tree.</p><p>Habakkuk ii. 2.</p><p>Write the vision, and make it plain upon tables, that he may run that readeth it.</p><p>Malachi iv. 2.</p><p>But unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings.</p><p>Ecelesiasticus xiii. 1.</p><p>He that toucheth pitch shall be defiled therewith.</p><p>Ecelesiasticus xiii. 7.</p><p>He will laugh thee to scorn.</p><p>COMMON PRAYER.</p><p> The Project Gutenberg eBook of Familiar Quotations, Compiled by Bartlett.</p><p>Ezekiel xviii. 2. 16</p></li><li><p>Morning Prayer.</p><p>We have left undone those things which we ought to have done; and we have done those things which weought not to have done.{21}</p><p>Psalm cv. 18.</p><p>The iron entered into his soul. Collect for the Second Sunday in Advent.Read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest.</p><p>The Burial Service.</p><p>In the midst of life we are in death. Earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust.</p><p>NEW TESTAMENT.</p><p>Matthew ii. 18.</p><p>Rachel weeping for her children, and would not be comforted, because they are not.</p><p>Matthew iv. 4.</p><p>Man shall not live by bread alone.</p><p>Matthew v. 13.</p><p>Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savor, wherewith shall it be salted?</p><p>Matthew v. 14.</p><p>Ye are the light of the world. A city set upon a hill cannot be hid.</p><p>Matthew vi. 3.</p><p>But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth.</p><p>Matthew vi. 21.</p><p>Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.{22}</p><p>Matthew vi. 24.</p><p>Ye cannot serve God and Mammon.</p><p> The Project Gutenberg eBook of Familiar Quotations, Compiled by Bartlett.</p><p>Morning Prayer. 17</p></li><li><p>Matthew vi. 28.</p><p>Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin.</p><p>Matthew vi. 34.</p><p>Take therefore no thought for the morrow; for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficientunto the day is the evil thereof.</p><p>Matthew vii. 6.</p><p>Neither cast ye your pearls before swine.</p><p>Matthew vii. 7.</p><p>Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.</p><p>Matthew viii. 20.</p><p>The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air have nests; but the Son of Man hath not where to lay his head.</p><p>Matthew ix. 37.</p><p>The harvest truly is plenteous, but the laborers are few.</p><p>Matthew x. 16.</p><p>Be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.{23}</p><p>Matthew x. 30.</p><p>B...</p></li></ul>