AFFRONT to AGE
AFFRONT.Am I to set my life upon a throw,
Cowper, Conversation, Line 191.
AFTER.After me the deluge. Après moi le deluge.
Madame de Pompadour.3 Notes and Queries, 397.
When I am dead, may earth be mingled with fire. Aye, said Nero, and while I am living, too.
From a Greek Tragedian. See Rileys Dict., Classical Quot., 535.
After the war, aid.Greek Proverb.
After death, the doctor.English Proverb.
Riley.Supra, 540. Geo. Herbert, Jacula Prudentum.
AGE.Age and want sit smiling at the gate.
Pope.Moral Essays, to Bathurst, Epistle III., Line 266.
Gray.Ode on Eton College, Verse 9.
Borne on the swift, tho silent, wings of time,
Beattie.The Minstrel, Verse 25, Line 8.
Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale
Shakespeare.Anthony and Cleopatra, Act II. Scene 2. (Enobarbus to Mecænas.)
Your date is better in your pie
Shakespeare.Alls Well that ends Well, Act I. Scene 1. (Parolles to Helena.)
Some smack of age in you, some relish of the saltness of time.
Shakespeare.King Henry IV., Part II., Act I., Scene 2. (Falstaff to the Chief Justice.)
AGE.I have seen more days than you.
Shakespeare.Julius Cæsar, Act IV. Scene 1. (Anthony to Octavius.)
Come forth, old man,thy daughters side
Scott.Woodstock, Chap. II.
Down his neck his reverend lockes
Old Ballad.2 Percy Reliques, 171.
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