Rochester.Mock Epitaph on Charles II. Penny Cyclo. title Wilmot.
SPADE.Never mind, said Philip; the Macedonians are a blunt people; they call a spade a spade.
Kennedys Demosthenes, Vol. I. Page 249.
SPARROWS.One of them shall not fall on the ground without your father.
St. Matthew, Chap. X. Verse 29.
Theres special providence in the fall of a sparrow.
Shakespeare.Hamlet, Act V. Scene 2. (To Horatio, prior to the passage of arms with Laertes.)
He that doth the ravens feed,
Shakespeare.As You Like it, Act II. Scene 3. (Adam to Orlando.)
SPEAK.Speak, that I may see thee. (Oratio imago animi.) Language most shews a man. No glass renders a mans form or likeness so true as his speech.
Ben Jonson.Discoveries, Vol.IX. Page 223 (Gifford); and see the Spectator, No. 86.
Speak, Ill go no further.
Shakespeare.Hamlet, Act I. Scene 5. (To the Ghost.)
Mistake me not, I speak but as I find.
Shakespeare.Taming the Shrew, Act II. Scene 1. (Baptista to Petruchio.)
A heavier task could not have been imposd,
Shakespeare.Comedy of Errors, Act I. Scene 1. (Ægeon to the Duke.)
I will speak daggers to her, but use none.
Shakespeare.Hamlet, Act III. Scene 2. (Hamlet, at the very witching time of night.)
Speak then to me, who neither beg nor fear
Shakespeare.Macbeth, Act I. Scene 3. (Banquo to the Witches.)
What the devil ails the fellow? Why dont you speak out? not stand croaking like a frog in a quinsey!
Sheridan.The Rivals, Act IV. Scene 2.
SPEAK.I wish you could advance your voice a little.
Ben Jonson.The Alchemist, Act I. Scene 1.
How absolute the knave is;
Shakespeare.Hamlet, Act V. Scene 1. (Hamlet to Horatio.)
I will put on clean linen, and speak wisely.
Suckling.Brennoralt, Act II.
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