STOOD.—And he stood between the dead and the living.

Moses.—The Book of Numbers, Chap. XVI. Verse 48.

STOP.—The pensive exile, bending with his woe,
To stop too fearful, and too faint to go.

Goldsmith.—The Traveller, Line 419.

STORMY.—The stormy magazines of the north.

Cowley.—Plagues of Egypt, Verse 11.

STORY.—Story! God bless you! I have none to tell, sir.

Canning.—The Friend of Humanity and the Knifegrinder.

My story being done,
She gave me for my pains a world of sighs.

Shakespeare.—Othello, Act I. Scene 3. (The Moor’s defence before the Senate.)

Her whole life is a well writ story.

Davenport.—The City Nightcap, Act I. Scene I.

No story, sir, I beseech you

Suckling.—The Goblins, Act I.

STRANGE.—’Twas strange, ’twas passing strange,
’Twas pitiful; ’twas wondrous pitiful;
She wish’d she had not heard it.

Shakespeare.—Othello, Act I. Scene 3. (The Moor’s defence before the Senate.)

STRAWBERRY.—The strawberry grows underneath the nettle;
And wholesome berries thrive and ripen best
Neighbour’d by fruit of baser quality.

Shakespeare.—King Henry V. Act I. Scene 1. (Ely to Canterbury.)

STREAMS.—Sinuous or straight, now rapid and now slow;
Now murmuring soft, now roaring in cascades.

Cowper.—The Task, Book III. Line 778.

STRICKEN DEER.—Why, let the stricken deer go weep,
The hart ungalled play:
For some must watch, while some must sleep;
So runs the world away.

Shakespeare.—Hamlet, Act III. Scene 2. (To Horatio when the King has fled from the Play.)

STRIFE.—He that passeth by, and meddleth with strife belonging not to him, is like one that taketh a dog by the ears.

Proverbs, Chap. XXVI. Verse 17.

STRIKE.—Strike, but hear me.

Rollin’s Ancient Hist.—Book VI. Chap. II. Sect. 8; quoting Plutarch. (Themistocles to Eurybiades.)

Strike now, or else the iron cools.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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