Shakespeare.—Hamlet, Act I. Scene 2. (Horatio to Hamlet.)

SEASONS.—Thus with the year
Seasons return, but not to me returns
Day, or the sweet approach of ev’n or morn,
Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer’s rose,
Or flocks, or herds, or human face divine.

Milton.—Paradise Lost, Book III. Line 40.

SECRET.—1. You’ll be secret, Thomas? 2. As a coach-horse.

Sheridan.—The Rivals, Act I. Scene 1.

SECT.—Slave to no sect, who takes no private road,
But looks through nature up to nature’s God.

Pope.—Essay on Man, Epi. IV. Line 331.

SEE.For now we see through a glass darkly; but then face to face

1 Corinthians, Chap. XIII. Verse 12.

And, thee, with fearful steps, shall a curse both from thy mother and thy father, one day, with double stroke chase from this land, thee seeing now indeed rightly, but then darkness.

Buckley’s Sophocles, Œdipus Tyr. Page 17.

SEE.—See, what a rent the envious Casca made.

Shakespeare.—Julius Cæsar, Act III. Scene 2. (Anthony to the Citizens.)

SEEK.—’Tis a truth well known to most,
That whatsoever thing is lost—
We seek it, ere it come to light,
In every cranny but the right.

Cowper.—The Retired Cat, Line 95.

He that diligently seeketh good, procureth favour; but he that seeketh mischief, it shall come unto him.

Proverbs, Chap. XI. Verse 27.

That man’s unwise will search for ill,
Who may prevent it sitting still.

Herrick.—Hesp. To his Muse, No. IX.

When workmen strive to do better than well,
They do confound their skill in covetousness.

Shakespeare.—King John, Act IV. Scene 2. (Pembroke to Salisbury.)

How far your eyes may pierce, I cannot tell,
Striving to better, oft we mar what’s well.

Shakespeare.—King Lear, Act I. Scene 4. (Albany to Goneril.)

SEEM.—Thus ’tis with all—their chief and constant care
Is to seem everything but what they are.

Goldsmith.—Epilogue to “The Sisters.”

Men should be what they seem.

Shakespeare.—Othello, Act III. Scene 3. (Iago to Othello.)

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