Mrs. Hemans.—Themes of Song, Page 534.

View not this spire by measure given,
To buildings rais’d by common hands;
That fabric rises high as heaven,
Whose basis on devotion stands.

Prior.—On a Column in Halstead Church.

SPIRIT.—I do lack some part of that quick spirit that is in Antony.

Shakespeare.—Julius Cæsar, Act I. Scene 2. (Brutus to Cassius.)

The choice and master spirits of this age.

Shakespeare.—Julius Cæsar, Act III. Scene 1. (Antony to Brutus.)

SPIRITING.—I will be correspondent to command,
And do my spiriting gently.

Shakespeare.—Tempest, Act I. Scene 2. (Ariel to Prospero.)

SPIRITS.—1. I can call spirits from the vasty deep. 2. Why, so can I; or so can any man: But will they come, when you do call for them?

Shakespeare.—King Henry IV. Part I. Act III. Scene 1. (Glendower and Hotspur.)

SPLEEN.—To cure the mind’s wrong bias, spleen,
Some recommend the bowling-green;
Some hilly walks—all exercise:
Fling but a stone, the giant dies.

Green.—The Spleen, Line 89.

Then seek good-humour’d tavern chums,
And play at cards, but for small sums;
Or with the merry fellows quaff,
And laugh aloud with them that laugh.

Green.—Ibid, Line 172.

SPOON.—This is a devil, and no monster; I will leave him;
I have no long spoon.

Shakespeare.—The Tempest, Act II. Scene 2. (Stephano to Trinculo.)

SPOON.—He must have a long spoon that must eat with the devil.

Shakespeare.—Comedy of Errors, Act IV. Scene 3. (Dromio of Syracuse to Antipholus of Syracuse.)

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