SOLICITOR to SORROW
SOLICITOR.Bold of your worthiness, we single you
Shakespeare.Loves Labours Lost, Act II. Scene 1. (The Princess of France to Boyet, with a message to the King of Navarre on his vow.)
SOLITUDE.Oh! lost to virtue, lost to manly thought,
Young.Night III. Line 6.
Solitudinem faciunt, pacem appellant.
Tacitus. They make a desert, and call it peace.
The conduct pursued by some civilized nations in exterminating those they call barbarians.
Rileys Dict. Lat. Quot.
Mark! where his carnage and his conquests cease!
Byron.The Bride of Abydos, Canto II. Stanza 20.
Choose them for your lords who spoil and burn whole countries, and call desolation peace.
Jasper Fisher.The True Trojans, Act V. Scene 2.
And when the sword has made a solitude,
Murphy.Zenobia, Act IV.; and in his Arminius, Act III.
But midst the crowd, the hum, the shock of men,
Byron.Childe Harold, Canto II. Stanza 26.
Through the lone groves would pace in solemn mood,
Pye.Alfred, Book III. Line 57.
Solitude sometimes is best society,
Milton.Paradise Lost, Book IX. Line 250.
SOLITUDE.How sweet, how passing sweet, is solitude!
Cowper.Retirement, Line 740.
Sorrows faded form, and solitude behind.
Gray.The Bard, Verse 4, last Line.
O solitude! where are the charms
Cowper.Alexander Selkirk, Verse 1.
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