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0, nur eine freie Seele wird nicht alt.

Only free peoples can hold their purpose and Oh, only a free soul will never grow old! their honor steady to a common end, and prefer JEAN PAUL RICHTER—Titan. Zykel 140. the interests of mankind to any narrow interest 2

of their own. Freiheit ist nur in dem Reich der Träume

WOODROW WILSON — Address to Congress. Und das Schöne blüht nur im Gesang.

(War with Germany being declared.) April Freedom is only in the land of dreams, and 2, 1917. the beautiful only blooms in song.

14 SCHILLERThe Beginning of the New Century. How does the Meadow flower its bloom unfold? St. 9.

Because the lovely little flower is free

Down to its root, and in that freedom, bold. Der Mensch ist frei geschaffen, ist frei

WORDSWORTH-A Poet! He hath put his Heart Und würd' er in Ketten geboren.

to School. Man is created free, and is free, even though born in chains.

We must be free or die, who speak the tongue SCHILLERDie Worte des Glaubens. St. 2. That Shakespeare spake; the faith and morals

hold Nemo liber est, qui corpori servit.

Which Milton held. No man is free who is a slave to the flesh. WORDSWORTH-Sonnets to National IndependSENECAEpistolæ Ad Lucilium. XCII.

ence and Liberty. Pt. XVI. When the mind's free,

The body's delicate.
King Lear. Act III. Sc. 4. L. 11.

No friend's a friend till [he shall] prove a friend. 6

BEAUMONT AND FLETCHERThe Faithful The last link is broken

Friends. Act III. Sc. 3. L. 50.
That bound me to thee,
And the words thou hast spoken

It is better to avenge a friend than to mourn Have render'd me free.

for him. FANNY STEERS—Song

Beowulf. VII. 7

Rara temporum felicitate, ubi sentire quæ velis, Friend, of my infinite dreams et quæ sentias dicere licet.

Little enough endures; Such being the happiness of the times, that Little howe'er it seems, you may think as you wish, and speak as you It is yours, all yours. think.


I have loved my friends as I do virtue, my Of old sat Freedom on the heights

soul, my God. The thunders breaking at her feet:

SIR THOMAS BROWNE-Religio Medici. Pt. Above her shook the starry lights;

II. Sec. V.
She heard the torrents meet.
TENNYSON—Of old sat Freedom.

Now with my friend I desire not to share or

participate, but to engross his sorrows, that, by Red of the Dawn

making them mine own, I may more easily disIs it turning a fainter red? so be it, but when cuss them; for in mine own reason, and within shall we lay

myself, I can command that which I cannot en

I The ghost of the Brute that is walking and ham- treat without myself, and within the circle of mering us yet and be free?

another. TENNYSON—The Dawn.

SIR THOMAS BROWNEReligio Medici. Pt.

II. Sec. V. The nations lift their right hands up and swear

Let Their oath of freedom.

This hand, lie in your own my own true friend; WHITTIER–Garibaldi.

Aprile! Hand-in-hand with you, Aprile!

ROBERT BROWNINGParacelsus. Sc. 5. Freedom exists only where the people take 22 care of the government.

There is no man so friendless but what he can WOODROW WILSON. At the Workingman's find a friend sincere enough to tell him disagreeDinner, N. Y., Sept. 4, 1912.

able truths.

BULWER-LYTTON—What Will He Do With It? Our object now, as then, is to vindicate the Bk. II. Ch. XIV. principles of peace and justice in the life of the world as against selfish and autocratic power, We twa hae run about the braes, and to set up among the really free and self And pu'd the gowans fine. governed peoples of the world such a concert of BURNS-Auld Lang Syne. purpose and of action as will henceforth insure the observance of those principles.

His ancient, trusty, drouthy crony, WOODROW Wilson-Address to Congress. Tam lored him like a vera brither

(War with Germany being declared.) April | They had been fou for weeks thegither! 2, 1917.

BURNS-Tam o' Shanter.







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1 'Tis thus that on the choice of friends Our good or evil name depends.

Gar-Old Woman and Her Cats. Pt. I.




True happiness Consists not in the multitude of friends, But in the worth and choice. Nor would I have Virtue a popular regard pursue: Let them be good that love me, though but few.

BEN JONSON—Cynthia's Revels. Act III. Sc.2. 'Tis sweet, as year by year we lose Friends out of sight, in faith to muse How grows in Paradise our store.

KEBLE-Burial of the Dead. St. 11.

One faithful Friend is enough for a man's self, 'tis much to meet with such an one, yet we can't have too many for the sake of others. LA BRUYÈREThe Characters or Manners of

the Present Age. Ch. V.




An open foe may prove a curse,
But a pretended friend is worse.

Gay-Shepherd's Dog and the Wolf. L. 33.

3 Wer nicht die Welt in seinen Freunden sieht Verdient nicht, dass die Welt von ihm erfahre.

He who does not see the whole world in his friends, does not deserve that the world should hear of him.

GOETHE-Torquato Tasso. I. 3. 68. He cast off his friends, as a huntsman his pack; For he knew, when he pleas'd, he could whistle

them back. GOLDSMITH-Retaliation. L. 107.

5 Dear lost companions of my tuneful art,

Dear as the light that visits these sad eyes, Dear as the ruddy drops that warm my heart. GRAYThe Bard. St. 3.

(See also JULIUS CÆSAR. II. 1) 6 A favourite has no friend. GRAY- On a Favourite Cat Drowned. St. 6. 7

We never know the true value of friends. While they live, we are too sensitive of their faults; when we have lost them, we only see their virtues.

J. C. AND A. W. HARE—Guesses at Truth.

Devout, yet cheerful; pious, not austere;
To others lenient, to himself sincere.
J. M. HARVEY-On a Friend.

(See also POPE, ROGERS) Before you make a friend eat a bushel of salt with him.

HERBERT-Jacula Prudentum.

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For my boyhood's friend hath fallen, the pillar

of my trust, The true, the wise, the beautiful, is sleeping in

the dust. HILLARD/On Death of Motley.

Alas! to-day I would give everything
To see a friend's face, or hear a voice
That had the slightest tone of comfort in it.
LONGFELLOW-Judas Maccabæus. Act IV.

Sc. 3. L. 32.



Two friends, two bodies with one soul inspir'd.
HOMER—Iliad. Bk. XVI. L. 267. POPE'S


My designs and labors And aspirations are my only friends. LONGFELLOW-Masque of Pandora. Tower of

Prometheus on Mount Caucasus. Pt. III. L. 74.



Ah, how good it feels! The hand of an old friend. LONGFELLOW—New England Tragedies. John

Endicott. Act IV. Sc. 1.



Dulcis inexpertis cultura potentis amici;
Expertus metuit.

To have a great man for an intimate friend seems pleasant to those who have never tried it; those who have, fear it.

HORACEEpistles. I. 18. 86. True friends appear less mov'd than counterfeit. HORACE-Of the Art of Poetry. L. 486. WENTWORTH DILLON's trans.

The new is older than the old; And newest friend is oldest friend in this: That, waiting him, we longest grieved to miss One thing we sought.


Quien te conseja encobria de tus amigos.
Engañar te quiere assaz, y sin testigos.

He who advises you to be reserved to your friends wishes to betray you without witnesses. MANUEL CONDE LUCANOR. 26 Let the falling out of friends be a renewing of

a affection. LYLY-Euphues.

(See also BURTON under LOVE)


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13 Faithful are the wounds of a friend.

Proverbs. XXVII. 6. 14

Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.

Proverbs. XXVII. 17.



We have been friends together
In sunshine and in shade.


Mine own familiar friend.

Psalms. XLI. 9.

16 There is no treasure the which may be compared

unto a faithful friend; Gold soone decayeth, and worldly wealth con

sumeth, and wasteth in the winde; But love once planted in a perfect and pure

minde indureth weale and woe; The frownes of fortune, come they never so un

kinde, cannot the same overthrowe. Roxburghe Ballads. The Bride's Good-Morrow.

Ed. by JOHN PAYNE COLLIER. 17 Dear is my friend—yet from my foe, as from my

friend, comes good: My friend shows what I can do, and my foe what

I should. SCHILLER—Votive Tablets. Friend and Foe.

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Cætera fortunæ, non mea, turba fuit.

The rest of the crowd were friends of my fortune, not of me.

OVID-Tristium. I. 5. 34. Prosperity makes friends and adversity tries

them. Idea found in PLAUTUS-Stich. IV. 1. 16.

OVID-Ep. ex Ponto. II. 3. 23. OVID Trist. I. 9. 5. ENNIUS—Cic. Amicit. Ch. XVII. METASTASTIOOlimpiade. III. 3. HERDERDenksprüche. CALDERON-Secret in Words. Act III. Sc. 3. MENANDER -Ex Incest. Comoed. P. 272. ARISTOTLEEthics VIII. 4. EURIPIDESHecuba. L. 1226.

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For all are friends in heaven, all faithful friends;
And many friendships in the days of time
Begun, are lasting here, and growing still.

POLLOK—Course of Time. Bk. V. L. 336.
Friends given by God in mercy and in love;
My counsellors, my comforters, and guides;
My joy in grief, my second bliss in joy;
Companions of my young desires; in doubt
My oracles; my wings in high pursuit.
Oh! I remember, and will ne'er forget
Our meeting spots, our chosen sacred hours;
Our burning words, that utter'd all the soul,
Our faces beaming with unearthly love;-
Sorrow with sorrow sighing, hope with hope
Exulting, heart embracing heart entire.

POLLOKCourse of Time. Bk. V. L. 315.
Absent or dead, still let a friend be dear,
(A sigh the absent claims, the dead a tear.)

POPE--Epistle to Robert, Earl of Oxford. Trust not yourself; but your defects to know, Make use of ev'ry friend-and ev'ry foe.

POPE-Essay on Criticism. L. 214.

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As dear to me as are the ruddy drops
That visit my sad heart.
Julius Cæsar. Act II. Sc. 1. L. 290.

(See also GRAY)



Ah, friend! to dazzle let the vain design;
To raise the thought and touch the heart be

POPE-Moral Essays. Ep. II. L. 248.

A friend should bear his friend's infirmities, But Brutus makes mine greater than they are.

Julius Cæsar. Act IV. Sc. 3. L. 86.




A man that hath friends must show himself friendly; and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.

Proverbs. XVIII. 24.

To wail friends lost
Is not by much so wholesomeprofitable,
As to rejoice at friends but newly found.

Love's Labour's Lost. Act V. Sc. 2. L. 759.

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I would be friends with you and have your love.

Merchant of Venice. Act I. Sc. 3. L. 139. Two lovely berries moulded on one stem: So, with two seeming bodies, but one heart. Midsummer Night's Dream. Act III. Sc. 2.

L. 211.

A good man is the best friend, and therefore soonest to be chosen, longer to be retained; and indeed, never to be parted with, unless he cease to be that for which he was chosen. JEREMY TAYLOR-A Discourse of the Nature,

Measures, and Offices of Friendship.




Choose for your friend him that is wise and good, and secret and just, ingenious and honest, and in those things which have a latitude, use your own liberty. JEREMY TAYLOR—Discourse of the Nature,

Measures, and Offices of Friendship. When I choose my friend, I will not stay till I have received a kindness; but I will choose such a one that can do me many if I need them; but I mean such kindnesses which make me wiser, and which make me better. JEREMY TAYLOR-Discourse of the Nature,

Measures, and Offices of Friendship. Then came your new friend: you began to

change I saw it and grieved.

TENNYSON—Princess. IV. L. 279.






Words are easy, like the wind;
Faithful friends are hard to find.
Attributed to SHAKESPEARE-Passionate Pil-

grim. In Notes and Queries, June, 1918. P.
174, it is suggested that the lines are by
BARNFIELD, being a piracy from JAGGARD's
publication, (1599) a volume containing lit-
tle of Shakespeare, the majority being pieces

others. 4 I am not of that feather to shake off My friend when he must need me. Timon of Athens. Act I. Sc. 1. L. 100.

For by these Shall I try friends: you shall perceive how you Mistake fortunes; I am wealthy in my friends.

Timon of Athens. Act II. Sc. 2. L. 191. To hear him speak, and sweetly smile You were in Paradise the while. SIR PHILIP SIDNEY-Friend's Passion for his

Astrophel. Attributed also to SPENSER and

ROYDON, For to cast away a virtuous friend, I call as bad as to cast away one's own life, which one loves best. SOPHOCLES– Edipus Tyrannis. OXFORD trans.

Revised by BUCKLEY. For whoever knows how to return a kindness he has received must be a friend above all price. SOPHOCLES-Philoctetes. OXFORD trans. Re

vised by BUCKLEY. 'Tis something to be willing to commend; But my best praise is, that I am your friend. SOUTHERNE—T. MR. CONGREVE on the Old

Bachelor. Last lines. 10 It's an owercome sooth fo'


an' youth, And it brooks wi' nae denial, That the dearest friends are the auldest friends,

And the young are just on trial.
STEVENSON—Underwoods. It's an Owercome



Ego meorum solus sum meus.

Of my friends I am the only one I have left.

TERENCE-Phormio. IV. 1. 21.

Fidus Achates.

Faithful Achates (companion of Æneas).
VERGIIÆneid. VI. 158.

God save me from my friends, I can protect myself from my enemies. Attributed to MARSHAL DE VILLARS on taking

leave of Louis XIV.




A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man, that actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends; and that the most liberal professions of good-will are very far from being the surest marks of it. GEORGE WASHINGTON Social Maxims.

Friendship. Actions, not Words.
I have friends in Spirit Land,

Not shadows in a shadowy band,
Not others but themselves are they,
And still I think of them the same
As when the Master's summons came.

WHITTIER-Lucy Hooper.



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Poets, like friends to whom you are in debt,

WYCHERLEYThe Plain Dealer. Prologue. And friend received with thumps upon the back. YOUNG-Love of Fame. Satire I.

(See also COWPER) A friend is worth all hazards we can run.

YOUNG—Night Thoughts. Night II. L. 571. A foe to God was ne'er true friend to man, Some sinister intent taints all he does.

YOUNG-Night Thoughts. Night VIII. L. 704.




Secrete amicos admone, lauda palam.

Reprove your friends in secret, praise them openly. SYRUS-Marims.

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