SOUL.—A soul without reflection, like a pile
Without inhabitant, to ruin runs.

Young.—Night V. Line 596.

And the weak soul, within itself unblest,
Leans for all pleasure on another’s breast.

Goldsmith.—The Traveller, Line 271.

A pure ingenuous elegance of soul,
A delicate refinement, known to few,
Perplex’d his breast.


Within this wall of flesh
There is a soul counts thee her creditor,
And with advantage means to pay thy love.

Shakespeare.—King John, Act III. Scene 3. (The King to Hubert.)

SOUL.—I am positive I have a soul: nor can all the books with which materialists have pestered the world, ever convince me to the contrary.

Sterne—Sentimental Journey. Maria, Moulines, last three Lines.

The soul, secur’d in her existence, smiles
At the drawn dagger, and defies its point.

Addison.—Cato, Act V. Scene 1.

The light of love, the purity of grace,
The mind, the music breathing from her face,
The heart whose softness harmonized the whole—
And, oh! that eye was in itself a soul!

Byron.—The Bride of Abydos, Canto I. Stanza 6.

SOUND.—The murmur that springs from the growing of grass.

Poe.—Al Aaraaf.

The verie pleasaunte sounde which the trees of the forest do make when they growe.

Anonymous.—Quoted by Poe.

That stealeth ever on the ear of him
Who, musing, gazeth on the distance dim,
And sees the darkness coming as a cloud—
Is not its form—its voice—most palpable and loud?

Poe.—Al Aaraaf.

Jove himself, who hears a thought,
Knows not when we pass by.

Killigrew.—A song in “The Conspiracy,” a Tragedy.

He goes but to see a noise that he heard, and is to come again.

Shakespeare.—A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Act III. Scene 1. (Quince to Thisbe.)

To hear by the nose, it is dulcet in contagion.

Shakespeare.—Twelfth Night, Act II. Scene 3. (Sir Toby to Sir Andrew.)

SOVEREIGN.—Here lies our sovereign lord the king,
Whose word no man relies on;
He never says a foolish thing,
Nor ever does a wise one.

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