Shakespeare.Romeo and Juliet, Act I. Scene 3. (Nurse to Lady Capulet.)
STEWARD.That old hereditary bore,
Rogers.Italy. A Character, Line 13.
STILLNESS.A horrid stillness first invades the ear,
Dryden.Astrea Redux, Line 7.
Stillness, with Silence at her back, entered the solitary parlour, and drew their gauzy mantle over my uncle Tobys head; and Listlessness, with her lax fibre and undirected eye, sat quietly down beside him in his arm-chair.
Sterne.Tristram Shandy, Vol. VI. Chap. 34.
STIR.We may as well push against Pauls as stir them.
Shakespeare.King Henry VIII. Act V. Scene 3. (The Porter and Man in Palace Yard.)
STOCK.Who trades without a stock has nought to fear.
Colley Cibber.Prol. to Loves Last Shift, Line 6.
STONE.At this sight
Shakespeare.King Henry VI. Part II. Act V. Scene 2. (Young Clifford, on seeing his Fathers dead body.)
STONES.I tell you that, if these should hold their peace, the stones would immediately cry out.
St Luke, Chap. XIX. Verse 40.
For the stone shall cry out of the wall, and the beam out of the timber shall answer it.
Habakkuk, Chap. II. Verse 11.
What, worst of villains! for thou on thy part wouldst enrage the temper even of a stone.
Buckleys Sophocles.dipus Tyr. Page 13.
STONES.But were I Brutus,
Shakespeare.Julius Cæsar, Act III. Scene 2. (Antony to the Citizens.)
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