ATTICUS to BACON
ATTICUS.Who but must laugh, if such a man there be?
Pope.Prol. to Sat., Line 213.
AUDIENCE.Let me have audience for a word or two.
Shakespeare.As You Like It, Act V. Scene 4. (Jacques to De Bois.)
AULD LANG SYNE.Should auld acquaintance be forgot,
Burns.Auld Lang Syne, Verse 1.
AUSTERITY.Heres a starchd piece of austerity!
Beaumont and Fletcher.The Wild Goose Chase, Act I. Scene 3.
AUTHOR.1. Madam, a man in marvellous foul linen, bedaggled all over, and who, so please you, looks very much like a poet, wants to speak with you. 2. Shew him up; dont stir, gentlemen, tis but an author.
Le Sage.Gil Blas, Vol. I. Book III. Chap. 11.
AUTHORITY. Man, proud man!
Shakespeare.Measure for Measure, Act II. Scene 2. (Isabella to Angelo.)
AUTUMN.All-cheering plenty, with her flowing horn,
Burns.Brigs of Ayr.
Crownd with the sickle and the wheaten sheaf,
Thomson.Autumn, Line 1.
AVOIDED.Of all men else I have avoided thee:
Shakespeare.Macbeth, Act V. Scene 7. (Macbeth to Macduff.)
AWAKE.Awake, arise, or be for ever fallen!
Milton.Paradise Lost, Book I. Line 330.
AWAKE.Awake, Æolian lyre, awake!
Gray.Progress of Poesy, Line 1.
Awake up, my glory; awake, lute and harp!
Psalm lvii. Verse 9.
Milton.Paradise Lost, Book V. Lines 18, 896. (Adam to Eve.)
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