ANGELS.—Angels and ministers of grace, defend us!

Shakespeare.—Hamlet, Act I. Scene 4. (The Ghost scene.)

ANGER.—Why, look you, how you storm!
I would be friends with you, and have your love.

Shakespeare.—Merchant of Venice, Act I. Scene 3. (Shylock to Antonio.)

In a troubled sea of passion toss’d.

Milton.—Paradise Lost, Book X. Line 718.

Anger is like
A full-hot horse; who, being allow’d his way,
Self-mettle tires him.

Shakespeare.—King Henry VIII., Act I. Scene 1. (Norfolk to Buckingham.)

Never anger
Made good guard for itself.

Shakespeare.—Anthony and Cleopatra, Act IV. Scene 1. (Mecænas to Cæsar.)

You shall see—I’ll sweeten her, and she’ll cool like a dish of tea.

Colley Cibber.—The Careless Husband, Act IV. Scene 1.

And to be wroth with one we love
Doth work like madness in the brain.

Coleridge.—Christabel, Part II.

ANGUISH.—One pain is lessen’d by another’s anguish;
One desperate grief cures with another’s languish.

Shakespeare.—Romeo and Juliet, Act I. Scene 2. (Benvolio to Romeo.)

ANNALS.—The short and simple annals of the poor.

Gray.—Elegy, Verse 8.

ANNIHILATE.—Ye gods, annihilate but space and time,
And make two lovers happy.

Pope.—Martin Scriblerus, Chapter XI.

ANTICIPATION.—Well, Sir Anthony, since you desire it, we will not anticipate the past; so mind, young people, our retrospection will now be all to the future.

Sheridan.—The Rivals, Act IV. Scene 2.

APOTHECARY.—I do remember an apothecary,
And hereabouts he dwells.

Shakespeare.—Romeo and Juliet, Act V. Scene 1. (To himself.)

APPAREL.—Costly thy habit as thy purse can buy,
But not express’d in fancy; rich, not gaudy;
For the apparel oft proclaims the man.

Shakespeare.—Hamlet, Act I. Scene 3. (Polonius to Laertes.)

A civil habit
Oft covers a good man.

Beaumont and Fletcher.—Beggar’s Bush, Act II. Scene 3.

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