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Her hair is bound with myrtle leaves,

(Green leaves upon her golden hair!) Green grasses through the yellow sheaves

Of Autumn corn are not more fair.
OSCAR WILDE-La Bella Donna della mia
Mente.

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Even to the delicacy of their hand
There was resemblance such as true blood

wears. BYRON—Don Juan. Canto IV. St. 45.

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For through the South the custom still commands The gentleman to kiss the lady's hands.

BYRONDon Juan. Canto V. St. 105.

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Bless the hand that gave the blow.
DRYDENThe Spanish Friar. Act II. Sc. 1.

(See also POMFRET)

Comb down his hair; look, look! it stands upright.

Henry VI. Pt. II. Act III. Sc. 3. L. 15. Bind up those tresses. O, what love I note In the fair multitude of those her hairs! Where but by chance a silver drop hath fallen, Even to that drop ten thousand wiry friends Do glue themselves in sociable grief, Like true, inseparable, faithful loves, Sticking together in calamity. King John Act III. Sc. 4. L. 61.

And her sunny locks Hang on her temples like a golden fleece.

Merchant of Venice. Act I. Sc. 1. L. 169.

What a beard hast thougot!thou hast got more hair on thy chin than Dobbin my fill-horse has on his tail.

Merchant of Venice. Act II. Sc. 2. L. 99. Alas, poor chin! many a wart is richer.

Troilus and Cressida. Act I. Sc. 2. L. 154.

14 Her hair is auburn, mine is perfect yellow: If that be all the difference in his love, I'll get me such a colour'd periwig. Two Gentlemen of Verona. Act IV. Sc. 4.

L. 194.

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Una mano lava l'altra, ed ambedue lavano il

volto. One hand washeth another, both the face. JOHN FLORIO–Vocabolario Italiano & Inglese. 26 His hand will be against every man, and

every man's hand against him.

Genesis. XVI. 12. 27

The voice is Jacob's voice, but the hands are the hands of Esau.

Genesis. XXVII. 22.

28 Rubente dextra.

Red right hand.
HORACE—Carmina. I. 2. 2.

(See also MILTON)

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Thy fair hair my heart enchained.

SIR PHILIP SIDNEY-Neapolitan Villanell.

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Now the heart is so full that a drop overfills it,
We are happy now because God wills it.
LOWELLThe Vision of Sir Launfal. Prelude

to Pt. I. L. 61.

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Non possidentem multa vocaveris
Recte beatum; rectius occupat

Nomen beati, qui Deorum

Muneribus sapienter uti, Duramque callet pauperiem pati, Pejusque leto flagitium timet.

You will not rightly call him a happy man who possesses much; he more rightly earns the name of happy who is skilled in wisely using the gifts of the gods, and in suffering hard poverty, and who fears disgrace as worse than death. HORACE—Carmind. IX. Bk. 4. 9. 45. 11

That Action is best which procures the greatest Happiness for the greatest Numbers; and that worst, wbich, in like manner, occasions misery. FRANCES HUTCHESONInquiry into the Orig

inal of our Ideas of Beauty and Virtue. (1725) Treatise II. Sec. 3. An Inquiry concerning Moral Good and Evil.

(See also BECCARIA)

Sive ad felices vadam post funera campos,
Seu ferar ardentem rapidi Phlegethontis ad un-

dam, Nec sine te felix ero, nec tecum miser unquam.

Heaven would not be Heaven were thy soul not with mine, nor would Hell be Hell were our souls together. BAPTISTA MANTUANUSEclogue. III. 108.

(See also SCOTT, HENRY V)

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Neminem, dum adhuc viveret, beatum dici debere arbitrabatur.

He (Solon) considered that no one ought to be called happy as long as he was alive. VALERIUS MAXIMUS. Bk. VII. 2. Ext. 2.

Same in SOPHOCLES –Edipus Rex. End.
HERODOTUS—Clio. 32. SOLON to CRCESUS.
Repeated by CREsus to CYRUS when on

his funeral pyre, thus obtaining his pardon. (See also OVID, also ÆSCHYLUS under DEATH)

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And feel that I am happier than I know.

Non potest quisquam beate degere, qui se tanMILTON—Paradise Lost. Bk. VIII. L. 282. tum intuetur, qui omnia ad utilitates suas con

vertit; alteri vivas oportet, si vis tibi vivere. No eye to watch and no tongue to wound us, No man can live happily who regards himAll earth forgot, and all heaven around us.

self alone, who turns everything to his own MOORE—Come o'er the Sea.

advantage. Thou must live for another, if

thou wishest to live for thyself. The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; SENECA—Epistolae Ad Lucilium. XLVIII. The wise grows it under his feet. JAMES OPPENHEIMThe Wise.

But, O, how bitter a thing it is to look into

happiness through another man's eyes!
Dicique beatus

As You Like It. Act V. Sc. 2. L. 47.
Ante obitum nemo supremaque funera debet.
Before he is dead and buried no one ought

Would I were with him, wheresome'er he is, to be called happy.

either in heaven or in hell. Ovm-Metamorphoses. Bk. III. 136.

Henry V. Act II. Sc. 3. L. 6. (See also MAXIMUS)

(See also MANTUANUS) Thus we never live, but we hope to live; and always disposing ourselves to be happy, it is

Ye seek for happiness-alas, the day! inevitable that we never become so.

Ye find it not in luxury nor in gold, BLAISE PASCALThoughts. Ch. V. Sec. I.

Nor in the fame, nor in the envied sway

For which, O willing slaves to Custom old, Said Scopas of Thessaly, “But we rich men Severe taskmistress! ye your hearts have sold. count our felicity and happiness to lie in these SHELLEY-Revolt of Islam. Canto XI. St. 17. superfluities, and not in those necessary things.' PLUTARCH-Morals. Vol. II. Of the Love of Magnificent spectacle of human happiness, Wealth.

SYDNEY SMITH-America. Edinburgh Re(See also HOLMES under PARADOX)

view, July, 1824. Oh happiness! our being's end and aim! Good, Pleasure, Ease, Content! whate'er thy

Mankind are always happier for having been

happy; so that if you make them happy now, name; That something still which prompts th' eternal

you make them happy twenty years hence by sigh,

the memory of it. For which we bear to live, or dare to die.

SYDNEY SMITH-Lecture on Benevolent Affec

tions. POPE—Essay on Man. Ep. IV. L. 1.

20 Fix'd to no spot is Happiness sincere;

Be happy, but be happy through piety.

MADAME DE STAËL-Corinne. Bk. XX. Ch. 'Tis nowhere to be found, or ev'rywhere;

III. 'Tis never to be bought, but always free. POPEEssay on Man. Ep. IV. L. 15. (See also WYNNE)

Wealth I ask not, hope nor love,

Nor a friend to know me; Heaven to mankind impartial we confess, All I ask, the heavens above, If all are equal in their happiness;

And the road below me.
But mutual wants this happiness increase,

STEVENSON—The Vagabond.
All nature's difference keeps all nature's peace.
POPE-Essay on Man. Ep. IV. L. 53. O terque quaterque beati.

O thrice, four times happy they! Le bonheur des méchants comme un torrent VERGIL-Æneid. I. 94. s'écoule.

The happiness of the wicked flows away as For it stirs the blood in an old man's heart; a torrent.

And makes his pulses fly, RACINE-Athalie. II. 7.

To catch the thrill of a happy voice,

And the light of a pleasant eye. Happiness lies in the consciousness we have N. P. WILLIS—Saturday Afternoon. St. 1. of it, and by no means in the way the future keeps its promises.

True happiness is to no spot confined. GEORGE SAND-Handsome Laurence. Ch. If you preserve a firm and constant mind, III.

'Tis here, 'tis everywhere.

JOHN HUDDLESTONE WYNNE—History of IreDes Menschen Wille, das ist sein Glück.

land. (See also POPE) The will of a man is his happiness. SCHILLER—Wallenstein's Lager. VII. 25. We're charm'd with distant views of happiness,

But near approaches make the prospect less. O mother, mother, what is bliss?

Thos. YALDEN–Against Enjoyment. L. 23. O mother, what is bale? Without my William what were heaven,

True happiness ne'er entered at an eye; Or with him what were hell?

True happiness resides in things unseen. SCOTT. Trans. of a ballad of BURGER'S.

YOUNG-Night Thoughts. Night VIII. L. (See also MANTUANUS)

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