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One sorrow never comes but brings an heir,
(See also Young under WoE)
Richard II. Act I. Sc. 2. L. 61.
Kurz ist der Schmerz, und ewig ist die Freude!
Brief is sorrow, and endless is joy. SCHILLER-Die Jungfrau von Orleans. V. 14. 44.
Quæ fuit durum pati, Miminisse dulce est.
Those things which were hard to bear, are sweet to remember. SENECA—Hercules Furens. 656.
(See also DANTE) Curæ leves loquuntur, ingentes stupent.
Light sorrows speak, but deeper ones are dumb.
VII. Ch. LXXV. Given as from ÆSCHY-
(See also MACBETH)
Joy, being altogether wanting, It doth remember me the more of sorrow.
Richard II. Act III. Sc. 4. L. 13.
Sorrow breaks seasons and reposing hours, Makes the night morning, and the noon-tide
night. Richard III. Act I. Sc. 4. L. 76.
Eighty odd years of sorrow have I seen,
Richard III. Act IV. Sc. 1. L. 96.
Nulla dies mærore caret.
There is no day without sorrow.
both extermin'd. As You Like It. Act III. Sc. 5. L. 86.
If sorrow can admit society,
Richard III. Act IV. Sc. 4. L. 38.
23 To weep with them that weep doth ease some
deal; But sorrow flouted at is double death.
Titus Andronicus. Act III. Sc. 1. L. 245.
And see all sights from pole to pole,
And glance, and nod, and bustle by, And never once possess our soul
Before we die. MATTHEW ARNOLD-A Southern Night. St. 18.
(See also Luke)
Our soon choked souls to fill.
Anima certe, quia spiritus, in sicco habitare non potest; ideo in sanguine fertur habitare.
The soul, which is spirit, can not dwell i: dust; it is carried along to dwell in the blood. ST. AUGUSTINE—Decretum. IX. 32. 2.
20 A soul as white as Heaven. BEAUMONT AND FLETCHER—The Maid's Trag.
edy. Act IV. Sc. 1.
John Brown's body lies a mould'ring in the grave His soul goes marching on.
Thos. BRIGHAM Bishop-John Brown's Body.
That a sorrow's crown of sorrow is remembering
happier things. TENNYSON—Locksley Hall. St. 38. CHURTON
COLLINS, in Illustrations of Tennyson. P. 62, refers to PINDAR--Pythian 4.
510, and THUCYDIDES II. 44, as inspiring these lines.
(See also DANTE) When I was young, I said to Sorrow,
"Come and I will play with thee!" He is near me now all day,
And at night returns to say, "I will come again to-morrowI will come and stay with thee." AUBREY Thos. DE VERE-Song. When I was
Young I said to Sorrow. Past sorrows, let us moderately lament them; For those to come, seek wisely to prevent them. JOHN WEBSTER-Duchess of Malfi. Act III.
Sc. 2. 9 Sorrow is held the eldest child of sin. JOHN WEBSTER-Duchess of Malfi. Act V.
Sc. 5. 10 Where there is sorrow, there is holy ground.
OSCAR WILDE-De Profundis.
And therefore let's be merry.
(See also JONSON) Some natural sorrow, loss, or pain, That has been and may be again.
WORDSWORTH-The Solitary Reaper. So joys remembered without wish or will Sharpen the keenest edge of present ill. WORDSWORTH-Sonnet on Captivity. VI. 172.
(See also DANTE)
And I have written three books on the soul,
23 And he that makes his soul his surety, I think, does give the best security.
BUTLER—Hudibras. Pt. III. Canto I. L. 203.
The dome of Thought, the palace of the Soul.
BYRON—Childe Harold. Canto II. St. 6.
Everywhere the human soul stands between a hemisphere of light and another of darkness; on the confines of two everlasting hostile empires, Necessity and Freewill.
CARLYLE,Ěssays. Goethe's Works.
Imago animi vultus est, indices oculi.
The countenance is the portrait of the soul, and the eyes mark its intentions. CICERODe Oratore, III. 59.
Arise, O Soul, and gird thee up anew,
gate; No beggar thou that thou for alms shouldst sue:
Be the proud captain still of thine own fate.
JAMES BENJAMIN KENYON. (See also HENLEY, also ABD-EL-KADER under
Ah, the souls of those that die
Pt. IV. The Cloisters.
Gravity is the ballast of the soul, which keeps the mind stead
FULLER---Holy and Profane States. Gravity. 10
He was one of a lean body and visage, as if his eager soul, biting for anger at the clog of his body, desired to fret a passage through it. FULLER—Life of the Duke of Alva.
(See also DRYDEN) 11 Animula, vagula, blandula Hospes comesque corporis! Quæ nunc abibis in loca, Pallidula, frigida nudula Nec ut soles dabis joca?
O fleeting soul of mine, my body's friend and guest, whither goest thou, pale, fearful, and pensive one? Why laugh not as of old? HADRIAN-Ad Animam, according to ÆLIUS
SPARTIANUS. See Pope's paraphrase, A
Dying Christian to His Soul. 12 It matters not how strait the gate,
How charged with punishments the scroll, I am the master of my fate:
I am the captain of my soul.
HENLEY-Echoes. IV. To R. J. H. B. (See also DRYDEN, KENYON, OLDHAM, SHELLEY,
TENNYSON, WATTS, WOTTON, also
HORACE under FREEDOM)
Ignoratur enim, quæ sit natura animai;
For it is unknown what is the real nature of the soul, whether it be born with the bodily frame or be infused at the moment of birth, whether it perishes along with us, when death separates the soul and body, or whether it visits the shades of Pluto and bottomless pits, or enters by divine appointment into other animals. LUCRETIUS—De Rerum Natura. I. 113.
Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years; take thine ease, eat, drink, and be merry.
Luke. XII. 19. Ecclesiastes. VIII. 15.
In your patience possess ye your souls. Luke. . XXI. 19.
(See also ARNOLD)
This ae nighte, this ae nighte
Est deus in nobis, et sunt commercia cæli. Every nighte and all;
Sedibus ætheriis spiritus ille venit. Fire and sleete, and candle lighte
There is a god within us, and we have inAnd Christe receive thye saule.
tercourse with heaven. That spirit comes Lyke-Wake Dirge. In Scott's Minstrelsy of from abodes on high. the Border. Vol. III. P. 163. T. F. HEN- OVID-Ars Amatoria. III. 549. DERSON's ed. (1902) "Fire and fleet” in version given in John AUBREY's—Remaines Deus est in pectore nostro. of Gentilisme and Judaisme. (1686–7) There is a divinity within our breast. Lansdowne MSS. in British Museum. OVID—Epistolæ Ex Ponto. III. 4. 93. (“Fleet” given as meaning water; "Sleete" meaning salt.) Compare with chant to the Egomet sum mihi imperator. departing spirit in Guy Mannering.
I am myself my own commander.
PLAUTUS—Mercator. Act V. The soul of the river had entered my soul,
(See also HENLEY) And the gathered power of my soul was moving
No craving void left aching in the soul.
(See also WESLEY)
The soul, uneasy and confin'd from home, EDGAR LEE MASTERS-Spoon River Anthology.
Rests and expatiates in a life to come. Isaiah. Beethoven.
POPE—Essay on Man. Ep. I. L. 97. 3
Stript to the naked soul. The dust's for crawling, heaven's for flying, Pope-Lines to Mrs. Grace Butler. Found in Wherefore, O Soul, whose wings are grown,
Sussex Garland. Nos. 9 and 10. Under Soar upward to the sun!
Warminghurst. Attributed also to CHARLES EDGAR LEE MASTERS—Spoon River Anthology. YORKE. Julian Scott.
Vital spark of heav'nly flame! What is a man profited, if he shall gain the Popa-Paraphrase of Emperor Hadrian's "Ode whole world, and lose his own soul?
of the Dying Christian to His Soul.” Also Matthew. XVI. 26.
inspired by SAPPHO—Fragment. In Spec
tator, Nov. 15, 1711. The soul, aspiring, pants its source to mount,
(See also HADRIAN) As streams meander level with their fount. ROBERT MONTGOMERY-Omnipresence of the
Or looks on heav'n with more than mortal eyes,
Bids his free soul expatiate in the skies, Deity. Pt. I. Ridiculed by MACAULAY as
Amid her kindred stars familiar roam, “the worst similitude in the world.” Omitted in later editions.
Survey the region, and confess her home.
POPE-Windsor Forest. L. 264.
19 There was a little man, and he had a little soul;
The iron entered into his soul. And he said, "Little Soul, let us try, try, try!"
Psalms. CV. 18. In the Psalter. MOORE--Little Man and Little Soul.
Anima mea in manibus meis semper. I reflected how soon in the cup of desire
My soul is continually in my hand. The pearl of the soul may be melted away; Psalms. CXIX. 109. (Latin in Vulgate.) How quickly, alas, the pure sparkle of fire We inherit from heaven, may be quenched in My soul, the seas are rough, and thou a stranger the clay.
In these false coasts; O keep aloof; there's danger; MOORE—Stanzas. A Beam of Tranquillity. Cast forth thy plummet; see, a rock appears;
Thy ships want sea-room; make it with thy tears. Above the vulgar flight of common souls.
QUARLES-Emblems. Bk. III. Ep. XI.
Goe sowle, the bodies gueste
feare not to touche the beste, Lord of myself, accountable to none.
the trueth shalbe thie warrant, But to my conscience, and my God alone.
goe, since I nedes muste die JOHN ÖLDHAM-Satire addressed to a friend.
and tell them all they lie. (See also HENLEY)
Generally believed to be by RALEIGH—The Lie.
(Souls Errand.) Harleian MS. 2296. Folio I sent my Soul through the Invisible,
135. Also in MS. 6910. Folio 141. AsSome letter of that After-life to spell,
signed to him in Chetham MS. 8012. P. 103. And by and by my Soul returned to me,
Collier MS. Bibl. Cat. Vol. P. 244. And answered "I Myself am Heav'n and Hell.” Printed as DAVIDSON's in his Poetical OMAR KHAYYAM-Rubaiyat. FrrzGERALD's Rhapsody (Second Ed.) Pub. 1608. Claim Trans.
for JOHN SYLVESTER discredited by author