ALONE to ANGEL
ALONE.What is the worst of woes that wait on age?
Byron.Childe Harold, Canto II. Stanza 98.
When musing on companions gone,
Scott.Marmion, Introduction to Canto II.
She lived all alone, in a house by herself.
Longfellow.Hyperion, Book I. Canto II.
Nobody with me at sea but myself.
Goldsmith.The Haunch of Venison, Line 60.
The time never lies heavy upon him; it is impossible for him to be alone.
Addison.Spectator, No. XCIII. See title Leisure.
AMBITION.Ambition this shall tempt to rise,
Gray.Prospect of Eton College, Stanza 8.
They that stand high, have many blasts to shake them;
Shakespeare.King Richard III., Act I. Scene 3. (Queen Margaret to Gloster.)
The highest and most lofty trees have the most reason to dread the thunder.
Rollin.Ancient History, Book VI. Chap. 2.
I have no spur
Shakespeare.Macbeth, Act I. Scene 7.
When that the poor have cried, Cæsar hath wept:
Shakespeare.Julius Cæsar, Act III. Scene 2. (Anthony to the Citizens.)
Fling away ambition;
Shakespeare.King Henry VIII., Act III. Scene 2. (Wolsey to Cromwell.)
AMBITION.A hop and skip shall raise the son of a cobbler, well underlaid with pieces, to the government of a prince, till overmuch ambitious cutting wears him to his last.
Nabbes.Microcosmus, Act II.
From servants hasting to be gods.
Pollok.The Course of Time, Book II.
AMEN.Amen! responded my uncle Toby, laying his hand upon his heart.
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