Shakespeare.—Romeo and Juliet, Act I. Scene 3. (Nurse to Lady Capulet.)

STEWARD.—That old hereditary bore,
The steward.

Rogers.—Italy. A Character, Line 13.

STILLNESS.—A horrid stillness first invades the ear,
And in that silence we the tempest fear.

Dryden.—Astrea Redux, Line 7.

Stillness, with Silence at her back, entered the solitary parlour, and drew their gauzy mantle over my uncle Toby’s 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 Paul’s 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 Love’s Last Shift, Line 6.

STONE.—At this sight
My heart is turn’d to stone.

Shakespeare.—King Henry VI. Part II. Act V. Scene 2. (Young Clifford, on seeing his Father’s 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.

Buckley’s Sophocles.—Œdipus Tyr. Page 13.

STONES.—But were I Brutus,
And Brutus Antony, there were an Antony
Would ruffle up your spirits, and put a tongue
In every wound of Cæsar, that should move
The stones of Rome to rise and mutiny.

Shakespeare.—Julius Cæsar, Act III. Scene 2. (Antony to the Citizens.)

  By PanEris using Melati.

Previous chapter/page Back Home Email this Search Discuss Bookmark Next chapter
Copyright: All texts on Bibliomania are © Ltd, and may not be reproduced in any form without our written permission.
See our FAQ for more details.