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ACTOR (advice to) (827].

Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it
to you, trippingly on the tongue :

Hamlet. Hamlet, Act iii. Sc. 2. ADDRESS (contemptuous) [758].

How has the ass broke the wall, that thou art out
of the city ?

Timon. Timon of Athens, Act iv. Sc. 3. ADORATION [258].

thus, Indian-like, Religious in mine error, I adore

Helena. All's Well that Ends Well, Act i. Sc. 3. ADVANCE [808]. The cry is still ‘They come :'

Macbeth. Macbeth, Act v. Sc. 5. ADVENTURER [49].

Why, then the world's mine oyster,
Which I with sword will open.

Pistol. Merry Wives of Windsor, Act ii. Sc. 2.
Sweet are the uses of adversity,

Duke Senior. As You Like It, Act ii. Sc. I. ADVERTISEMENT [401]. Yet doth he give us bold advertisement,

Hotspur. Ist Henry IV., Act iv. Sc. 1. ADVICE (on behaviour).-See BEHAVIOUR. ADVICE (easily given) (182-3].

If to do were as easy as to know what were good

to do, chapels had been churches and poor
men's cottages princes' palaces. It is a good
divine that follows his own instructions : I can
easier teach twenty what were good to be done,
than be one of the twenty to follow mine own
Portia. Merchant of Venice, Act i. Sc. 2.

AGE (914)

Though age from folly could not give me freedom,
It does from childishness:

Cleopatra. Antony and Cleopatra, Act i. Sc. 3. AGE (its powerlessness) (919).

Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale
Her infinite variety :

Enobarbus. Antony and Cleopatra, Act ii. Sc. 2. AGE (vigorous old age to be respected) (931).

[Aside] 'Tis better playing with a lion's whelp
Than with an old one dying.

Enobarbus. Antony and Cleopatra, Act iii. Sc. 13. AGE (its characteristics) [749].

These old fellows
Have their ingratitude in them hereditary :
Their blood is caked, 'tis cold, it seldom flows;
'Tis lack of kindly warmth they are not kind;
And nature, as it grows again toward earth,
Is fashion'd for the journey, dull and heavy.

Timon. Timon of Athens, Act ii. Sc. 2. AGE (its childishness) [823]. they say an old man is twice a child.

Rosencrantz. Hamlet, Act ii. Sc. 2. AGE [838].

for youth no less becomes
The light and careless livery that it wears
Than settled age his sables and his weeds,
Importing health and graveness.

King. Hamlet, Act iv. Sc. 7. AGE [895].

I am declined
Into the vale of years, -

Othello. Othello, Act iii. Sc. 3. AGE (choleric old age) (850).

the unruly waywardness that infirm and choleric years bring with them.

Goneril. King Lear, Act i. Sc. I. AGE (a fitting) [852].

Not so young, sir, to love a woman for singing,
nor so old to dote on her for any thing :

Kent. King Lear, Act i. Sc. 4. AGE [874]. a very foolish fond old man,

Lear. King Lear, Act iv. Sc. 7. AGE (807)

my way of life

Is fall’n into the sear, the yellow leaf ;

Macbeth. Macbeth, Act v. Sc. 3. AGE (its proper accompaniments) (807).

And that which should accompany old age,
As honour, love, obedience, troops of friends,
I must not look to have ;

Macbeth. Macbeth, Act v. Sc. 3. AGE (old) [214].

The sixth age shifts
Into the lean and slipper'd pantaloon,
With spectacles on nose and pouch on side,
His youthful hose, well saved, a world too wide
For his shrunk shank; and his big manly voice,
Turning again toward childish treble, pipes
And whistles in his sound.

Faques. As You Like It, Act ii. Sc. 7. AGE (its silliness) [125].

When the age is in, the wit is out :

Dogberry. Much Ado about Nothing, Act iii. Sc. 5. AGES (the seven) [214]. —See WORLD A STAGE.

Jaques. As You Like It, Act ii. Sc. 7. AGONY (unaffected by mirth) [159]. Mirth cannot move a soul in agony.

Biron. Love's Labour's Lost, Act v. Sc. 2. AIMS (791).

what thou wouldst highly, That wouldst thou holily ;

Lady Macbeth. Macbeth, Act i. Sc. 5.


AIR (440).

The air, a charter'd libertine, is still,

Archbishop of Canterbury. Henry V., Act i. Sc. I. ALBION [451]. That nook-shotten isle of Albion.

Bourbon. Henry V., Act iii. Sc. 5. ALE [318]. For a quart of ale is a dish for a king.

Autolycus. Winter's Tale, Act iv. Sc. 3. ALIKE (543]

birds of self-same feather.

Queen Margaret. 3rd Henry VI., Act iii. Sc. 3. AMBITION (769]. lowliness is young ambition's ladder,

Brutus. Julius Cæsar, Act ii. Sc. I. AMBITION (777). Ambition should be made of sterner stuff :

Antony. Julius Cæsar, Act iii. Sc. 2. AMBITION (vaulting) [792].

Vaulting ambition, which o'erleaps itself
And falls on the other.

Macbeth. Macbeth, Act i. Sc. 7.
Banish the canker of ambitious thoughts.

Gloucester. 2nd Henry VI., Act i. Sc. 2. AMBITION [612].

I charge thee, fling away ambition :
By that sin fell the angels; how can man, then,
The image of his Maker, hope to win by it?

Wolsey. Henry VIII., Act iii. Sc. 2. AMEN [794].

I had most need of blessing, and 'Amen'
Stuck in my throat.

Macbeth. Macbeth, Act ii. Sc. 2. AMENDS [584].

I cannot make you what amends I would,
Therefore accept such kindness as I can.

King Richard. Richard III., Act iv. Sc. 4. AMITY [633].

The amity that wisdom knits not, folly may easily

Ulysses. Troilus and Cressida, Act ii. Sc. 3.
ANGEL [842].
A ministering angel shall my sister be,

Laertes. Hamlet, Act v. Sc. I. ANGER (857) anger hath a privilege.

Kent. King Lear, Act ii. Sc. 2. ANGER (594)

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anger is like

A full-hot horse, who being allow'd his way,
Self-mettle tires him.

Norfolk. Henry VIII., Act i. Sc. I. ANXIETY [151].

'past cure is still past care.'

Rosaline. Love's Labour's Lost, Act v. Sc. 2. ANXIETY (316].

What's gone and what's past help
Should be past grief :

Paulina. Winter's Tale, Act iii. Sc. 2. APPAREL [815-16].

Costly thy habit as thy purse can buy,
But not express'd in fancy; rich, not gaudy;.
For the apparel oft proclaims the man,

Polonius. Hamlet, Act i. Sc. 3. APPAREL [83].

every true man's apparel fits your thief.

Abhorson. Measure for Measure, Act iv. Sc. 2. APPEARANCE (996).

thou seem'st a palace
For the crown'd Truth to dwell in:

Pericles. Pericles, Act v. Sc. I.


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