STUFFING.—Stuffing the ears of men with false reports.

Shakespeare.—King Henry IV. Part II. Induction. (Rumour.)

He stuffs our ears with declamation.

Kennedy’s Demosthenes, Vol. I. Page 168.

By force who reason for their law refuse,
Right reason for their law.

Milton.—Paradise Lost, Book VI. Line 40.

SUBLIME.—Little by little we recede from the terrible to the contemptible


From the sublime to the ridiculous.

Napoleon.—(Riley’s Class. Dict. 535.)

SUBMISSION.—Shall I bend low, and in a bondman’s key,
With bated breath, and whispering humbleness,
Say this?

Shakespeare.—Merchant of Venice, Act I. Scene 3. (Shylock to Antonio.)

SUCCESS.—’Tis not in mortals to command success,
But we’ll do more, Sempronius: we’ll deserve it.

Addison.—Cato, Act I. Scene 1.

And on a love-book pray for my success.

Shakespeare.—Two Gentlemen of Verona, Act I. Scene 1. (Valentine to Proteus.)

SUCCESS.—Didst thou never hear,
That things ill got had ever bad success?

Shakespeare.—King Henry VI. Part III. Act. II. Scene 2. (The King to Clifford.)

SUCCESSORS.—Slender. All his successors, gone before him, have done ’t; and all his ancestors, that come after him, may; they may give the dozen white luces in their coat.

Evans.—The dozen white louses do become an old coat well; it is a familiar best to man, and signifies love.

Shakespeare.—Merry Wives of Windsor, Act I. Scene 1.

SUCKLE.—To suckle fools, and chronicle small beer.

Shakespeare.—Othello, Act II. Scene 1. (Iago to Desdemona.)

SUFFERANCE.—Sufferance is the badge of all our tribe.

Shakespeare.—Merchant of Venice, Act I. Scene 3. (Shylock to Antonio.)

SUFFERINGS.—To each his sufferings: all are men
Condemn’d alike to groan;
The tender for another’s pain,
The unfeeling for his own.

Gray.—Ode on Eton College, Verse 10.

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