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Vretium tibi, 569



Virtus Bcmper formidolota, 559

unica necesBaria, 698
Virtute mea me involve, 575, 586

quiea. 708

8P68 in, 683

vera, vincite, 706
Virtutem ease militis decug, 555

videant, intaboBcantque relicta,
581
Virtuti$ fortuna comes, 708

indagatrix, 623
Virum volitare par oro, 692
Vis cmca, 638

caslestium, 506

eonsilii expers, 770

consuetudinis, 508
Visa, sive e» metu credita, 700
Visage, Othello's, in his mind, 323

was so marred, 421
Visible the true mystery, 391
Vision, a deception of, 515

a faery, 222

adore the, 384

beatific, 212

clear, to whom in, 399

fabHc of this. 276

he foresaw, 187

of our own, we have a. 397

of the niffht, 414

or a waking dream. i82

sensible to feeling. 309

the young men's. 122

write the. 422
Visions about, is, 157

divine, 480

of the night, 413

true after midnight, 639

your young men shall see, 422, 430
Visit, and away, 237

intervals to, 339

of a friend. 674

paid, the, 97
Visits like those of angels, 22

painful ceremony of, 338
Visitations, sudden, 359
Visu facilis, 601
Visual nerve, 218
Vita brevis, 709

dum superest bene est, 709. 883

magistra, 523

nescia f alter e, 551, 870

proba est, 574

qualis, finis ita, 757

quam sit brevis, 699

redit bonis post mortem ducibtis,
563
VitsB disconvenit ordine toto, 654 '

idonea die ere, 497

summa brevis, 709
Vital spark, 253
Vitam Orevem esse, 494 nots

impendere vero, 557

sicuti peregrinantes transiere, 594
Vitia dediscere, 708

in amore, 559
Vitus, dicere de. 631

dulcibus, 484

hestemis onustum, 510

nemo sine, nascitur. 597

nostris, de, scalam jacimus, 195 note
Vitiorum copia, 530
Vitium fugere, virtus est, 707

latet, proximitate boni, 666

non est in rebus, sed in ipso animo,
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Vitium tUtit, in prmcipitU 607

Vitupera parciva, 632

Viva quien vence, 865
voce, 709

Vivamu$, dvm vivimua, 118 note

Vivat Rem, 710

Vive heatiu, 624

memor quam tii mvi hrevis, 524
tibi, nam moriere tibi. 590
valeque, 710

Vivendi modum, 647

Ft'vendo f 'impara, 820

Vivere hU, 491. 652
et frui anima, 569
nee tine te, nee tecum, 677
nee tecum po$9um, 519
parce mquo animo, 521
parvo, 6i46
pcena, 597
tecundum naturam, 670

Vivee en h4te, 858



/oyeii^, 731



Fm e lascia vivere, 820
Fivis, /ac bona dum, 621
Firit post prcBlia, 710
Finite, ait, /ugto, 710

fortea, 658
Fiwre et te taire. 792

heureueement, le, 713
Vivv9 per ora virum, 711
Vim ea nostra voco, 596. 710
Vixi, di»i»»e, 557
FidTit ad potteroa, 655

heW, autSQuis. 557
Vocat. ipta, ret, 496
Vooation. 'til my. 292
Foce d'uno, voce di niuno, 864
Focet. tpargere, 682
Vooiferaooe. abuse and. 34
Yooiferation. in tweet. 69
Fofftie la gaUre, 731
Voice, a clear tonorons. 403

a sweet. 64

a wandering. 395

aflrigbts me witb its ecboes. 91

and verse, harmonious sisters. 225

comforted her hands. 334

defiled his. with sin. 63C

died away, her sad. 389

Arrows deeper. 4

his biff manly, 286

I will agffrayate my. 288

in Europe, the one. 365

in my dreaming ear. 67

4n one dull. deep, nnvaried ■oond.
79

Is Jacob's. 411

melodionse. 77

my. stnck in my throat. 623

of iron. 613

of one. voice of no one. 864

of the people. 13

of the people, voice of God. 712

of the schoolboy. 236

or lute. 230

so charming left his. 217

so charming on their ear his. 256

sole daughter of his. 218

still for wfir. 1

that in the distance. 359

that is still. 363

that Uke a b^. 364

the living, moves men. 710

the melting. 221

the people's. 172



Voice, the spoken, perishes. 711

thrilling, solemn, proud, pathetle,

27
was ever soft. 307
was the warble of a bird« 61
wearies not ever, familiar. 330
you cannot hear, I hear a. 376

Voices are there, two. 398
blest, 214
lead. airy. 182
listening for the, 237
music of divers. 73
numbered and not weighed. 12
of birds, what are. 28
of the wandering wind. 4
there are many different. 711



your most sweet. 302
dd.



Void, an aching. 94
Volare tine pennit, 679
Volcano, we dance on a. 725
Volcanoes burnt out. 40

exhausted. 117
Volente Deo, 711
Foles de vot propret ailet, 779
Foil, toll, 881

Volleyed and thundered. 365
Folo, tic juheo, 552
Folta, huen tiglo haya quien dijo, 764

una, k meglio che mat*. 762
Voltaire, epirram on. 410

(the brilliant Frenchman). 95
Voltaire's description of the English

459
Foluiflse sat est, 560

Volume of the works and creatures of
Ood. 15

quaint and curious. 242

small, rare. 132
Volumes, all the learned. 106

creators of odd. 187
^ in foUo. 281
Voluntas, pro ratione, 552

tamen ett Xaudanda, 699
Volunteer force. 117
Voluptat obit, turpitude manet, 676

emta dolore, SB2

ett meminitte, 597

non invidiota, 528
Voluptatet, speme. 682
Volvttur annus, ^663
Vorago et gurget. 584
Vot non vohit, tic, 678
Vota vita mea, 711
Votaress, the imperial. 282
Votarist. Uke a sad. 222
Votary of waits and war. 58
Vote a ooat. is a. 357

that shakes the turrets. 165

Townshend to give him a. 147
Votes of men at Westminster. 343

of veering crowds. 385

seeking after. 565
Fotis. hoc erat in, 552
Fouloir c'ett pouvoir, 883
Voulu, vout I'avet, Oeorge Dandin, 731
Vow and not pay. 418

broken. 273

I made to her in marriage. 313

made exchange of. 321

that binds too strictly. 370
Vows, cancel all our. 120

can't change nature. 32

ever brokers to defiling. 328

his music. 315

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Towi, limber, 289

the uiual, 258

to the blackest deyil, 318

with to much passion. 190

women's traitors, 307
To9 audita 'petit, 711

clamantti, 71i

diver ta sonat, 711

et jnaterea nihil, 711

faucibui hmBit, 623

ferrea, 678, 613

omnibiLB unaj 712

populi, 13, 4b0 note

populi, vom Dei, 712
Vrai, rien n'e$t beau que le, 729

s'a est. il peut Stre, 729
Vroeo vuur, vroeg atch, 849
Ynlsar. a credulous, 274

boil, the, 251

boy, a little, 18

company, saved in. 232

do, took it as the, 330

extol things, 219

falls, 266

far remoTcd from the. 655

father is rather, 114

keep account only of misses. 864

minds, a Joy for, 73

popular cattle, 35

take with the, 381

the great, 93

the word, unintelligible. 267

thing is not. because common. 168

when war is looked upon as. 391
Yulgarity in concealment, 267
TuXgata per urbem, 536
Yulgue ignobfle, 667

pTofanum, 624
Tulnue, nunquam tanahile, 558
Tultu demiiBO, 665
Vulture, to what, this carcase. 512
Vultue indem animi, 712

imago animi, 558

Instanttfl tyrannic 573
Vuole, a chi, non mancano modi, 893

w

Wacht am Bhein, 734
Wade. General. 446
Wades or creeps, 214
Wdgen, erst, aann toagen, 734
Wager, a fool's argument, 750

oack their opinions with a, 56
Wagers, fools for arguments use, 49

geese lay. 771
Wages, be content with your, 428

be in Heaven, 72

of sin, 431

oppress the hireling in his, 422

our praises are our. 289

paid, work is over, 882
Waggon to a star, hitch your, 129
Waggons, creaking, last longest. 741

creaking, long in passing, 768

empty, make most noise, 772
Wahrheit, der Muth der, 733

ewischen una sei, 736
Wail, nothing to. 221
Wailing, cease, 507

in your voices, 28
Waist ampler than her life, 166

for an arm. what a, 192

the zoneless, 99



Waistcoats, flannel, 110

Waists, most women have small, 376

Wait a century for a reader, 460

child of hope. 377

everything comes to those who, f76

make 'em, 262

three whole days to, 550
Waited patiently, I, 533
Waiter, if you look at the, 110
Waiters are no losers, 840
Wake or sleep, do I, 182

survived her own, 202

those that, 258 note

we should have shone at a, 82
Wakes, at country, 125
Waken old debate, 272
Waldron, 19 note
Wales a portion, 42
Walhalla. England's. 387
Walk a little faster, 118

a mile after supper, 136

an alleyed, 269

before they dance, 251

the studious cloister. 221
Walks abroad, whene'er I take my. 386

and shades. 218

echoing. 218

such quiet, 297

the waters like a thing of life, 65
Walker, Hookey, 465
Walking, a succession of falls, 747

settled by, 681
Wall, cannot draw oil from a, 888

not the highest, 234

of metal, conscience a, 550

of partition, 434

white, is a fool's paper, 750
Walls, back to the white. 234

bare, make giddy housewives, 759

have ears, 876

I have my own tonr. 71

the paper of fools, 684

unnecessary to brave men, 707

within the. 567
Wallenstein's horse, 450
Waller was smooth, 251
Wallet carried before, 809

of the person in front, 700
Wallets, two, Jupiter has given us,

634
Wallscourt motto, 708
Walnut-tree, woman, a dog, and a, 750
Walnuts and the wine. 361
Waltham's calf, as wise as, 759
Walton Isaak. 64

Walton's, meek, heavenly memory, 400
Walts and war, 58
Waly, waly, oh, 444
Wamba, in the time of, 738
Wan as the pale spectre, 125
Wand of the magician. 242

thraw the, while it is green, 869
Wander in unknown lands, to, 657

wheresoever we, 149
Wandered east. I've, 235
Wanderer, bring back the, 527

of that trackless way. 55
Wanderers of the street, 399
Wandering from clime to clime. 256

on a foreign strand, 272

short wav by a long, 6

steps and slow, 219

Willie, 47

wind, 4
Wanderings, chid their, 146



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Wanity, your partickler, 111
Want as an armed man, 416

buy not what you, but what you
need, 526

hateful. 630

I oomplain of, 692

makes strife, 789, 886

mother of industry. 830

no man will supply thy, 18

of a thing is perplexing, 379

of skill appear, 243

passed for merit, 124

prayer of, 20

ring out the, 367

sit in, 219

the most grievous, 560

those that, 361

to, and to have, not good, 812

unpitied pines, 189

what we, 210

what you do not, is dear, 659

what you do not, is dear at a far-
thing. 526

wit's whetstone. 360, 564 note
Wants, a thousand, 367

all. Imaginary. 268

are few. Nature's, 406

but few, 80

nothing, everything goes to him
who, 776

real, in a small compass, 81
Want's fell scorpions, 92
Wanted it, not as we. 92
Wanting, the first taken away, another

is not, 641
Wantonness, unbridled. 577
War, advantageous to many, 551

after the, alliance. 474

after the shout of, 639

all read ot> 84

allured by wealth. 124

an' a debt, an' a flag, 198

and again peace, 559

and damnation, 358

and death, in my hand. 498

and wreck make friends, 190 note

art of. 107

begins, hell openeth, 882

bleeding. 292

by nature. 353

cause of a long ten years', 238

causes of, still remain, 683

circumstance of glorious, 324

clamour of the people for, 506

clothe thee in. 766

comes, devil makes hell bigger, 882

command of sea in, 11

commonplace against. 37

concealed in peace, 585

condition as before the, 683

cry, crusaders' 518

delays dangerous in, 127

delights in, 255

dogs of, 303

drifting into. 461

end of, rather than beginning of
peace, 498

epithets of, 322

equipments of, 493

even to the knife, 52

fear of. worse than war. 856

flinty and steel couch of, 323

full of trouble. 876

garland of the, 305
give me a life of, 513



War, giving way stops all, 783
governed by the eye, 876
greatcc things than, 116
erim-visaged, 298
ne that makes a good. 797
hissing in, 367
in masquerade. 122
in, never lion more fierce. S9S
is a tyrant. 454
is death's feast, 876
is horrid, abstract, 198
is raging, while, 539
is regarded as wicked, as long aa»

391
is the statesman's game, 329
is toil and trouble. 125
its thousands slavs. 257
keep us from civil, 627
kindle fiery. 100
lays a burden, 95
let. now be the judge, 690
love of deciding by, 678
madness of, 66/
makes thieves. 876
mimicry of noble. 271
never was a good, 138
no, if no fools, 806
no safety in, 617
nor battle's sound. 225
not allowable to err twice in. 613
not done while my enemy lives, 864
nothing to be despised in. 605
occasion of, 504
of elements, 1
of. you can make peace, 807
(Mnce, the British, 328
pedantic art of. 29
proud. 207

results of. uncertain. 563
reward of merit in, 498
righteous when unavoidable. 573
rolled back the tide of. 271
scorched with the flame of. 207
sentence is for open. 213
should be lon^ in preparing. 521
should be neither feared nor pr»

voked. 498
silence the soul of. 259
sinews of the. 137
sow pretexts of, 521
stags in. 561
still breed. 224
sweet to those who have not tried

it, 523
that kindled in. 67
the art of. 107
the child of pride. 352
the great god of. 257
the needy bankrupt's resort, 266
the onlv study of a prince. 456
the right of, 715
the sinews of. 139. 604. 827
the toils of. 332
the trade of. 49, 322
the tug of, 191
the walks of. 105
throat of. 218
to be prepared for. 383
to be waged for peace alooe, 498
to blunder twice in, 499
to kindle, by song. 585
to waste. 218
useful to many, 594
who preacheth, is the devil'f chap-
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War, whole art of, 388

wild, 365

with womeo,. no, 341

without its guilt, 339

yielding stops all, 888
Wars, and faithful loves. 344

and rumours of wars. 428

atone for luxury, 580

bring scars, 876

chief causes of, 496

civU. 498

frightful, 498

hateful to mothers, 595

he that is not in the. 796

just when necessary. 573

narrative of. 99

persons maimed in, should be main-
tained at public charge, 453

thousand, of old, 367

to the, 288

without triumph, 498
War's a brain-spattering. 62

a game, 100

back, Ul comes on, 807

glorious art, 406

rattle, 269
Warble his native woodnotes, 221
Warburton. lines on, 81

worst of, 176
Ware, bad, would not pass, 805

good, a quick market, 786

good, sells itself, 786

Sreat bed at. 132
1, never cheap, 808

in time, 792

pleasing, half sold. 786. 841
Wares forbidden, 108

good, easily find a buyer, 568

show our foulest, 301

unsaleable, need enticements. 568
Warfare, who goeth a, 438
Warld, it's a weary, 18

of sorrow, 127
Warl'ly cares and warl'ly men, 45
Warm, head and feet keep, 858

soul within, 101

the tints of life, how. 385

who can keep himself, 792

who is, thinks all so, 797
Warmest clad, nearest the fire. 864
Warmth at the expense of God, 729

and colour. I wanted, 370

lack of kindly, 302

the vital, 238

their soft ethereal, 213
Warned is half armed, 760
Warning song, the, 95
Warrant, truth shall be thy. 261

wrong has no. 887
Warranty, no, of Scripture, 438
Warrior dead, her, 364

famoused for fight, 327

I never knew a, 69

taking his rest, 393

who is the happy, 400
Warriors, plaided. of the North, 271
Warwick, Earls of, motto, 710

setter-up of kings, 298
Warwickshire, 120 note
Was. I am not what I. 615
Wash, all will come out in the, 738

it will all come out in the, 813

your hands often, 876

your head never. 876
Washing a brick, 674



Washing, all will come out in the. 1(A

always. 155

his hands with invisible soap, 17)

worship in. 650 note
Washington, " Away with it 1 " quoth, 774
note

hath left his awful memory, 341
Wasp is most impertinent, 141
Waspish, when you are, 304
Wasps' nest, put one's hand into m» 873
Waste, can there be greater, 374

fashionable, 101

he knows how to, not to give, 635

is not grandeur, 205

makes want. 789, 876

not, want not, 876

of mighty waters, 3>^

of waters, 61

their sweetness in the desert air,
80

to what purpose is this. 428

wilful, woeful want. 886
Wasted his substance, 429
Wasteful hand. 2
Wasting plague by, 273
Wastepaper, make as much, 126

my vrritings shall become, 516

of mankind, 138
Watch, always on the, 730

always wind up your, 441

and pray, 428, 706

between me and thee, 411

good, prevents misfortune, 786

Gulliver's, 352

in the night, as a, 415

may be wise, though you cannot
make a, 888

on the Bhine. 734

some must, 316

to babble, for the, 280

to-night, 293

who sleeps upon his, 37

with more advised, 283
Watchdog's bark, 60 _ ^
Watched and served with humbleness.

264
Watcher, lidless, 364
Watches, as our. 243
Watching, do all as though some one

was, 677
Watchman, what of the night, 420
Watchmen, more than seven, 424

the better, 87
Watchword of the wise, 835

the, recall, 233
Water, air, and cleanliness. 453 ^^

all offer, to a drowning dog. 879

as when one letteth out. 416

beware of still. 504, 759, 763

breaks out where not expected, 864

cast not forth the old, 7d5

circle in the. 297

clear instead of wine, 160

corrupted, unless kept in motion.
709

dirty, does not wash clean, 770

do not throw away, 598

drink no longer, 435

drinkers, all wicked persons are.
730

fire and soldiers, 876

foul, will quench fire, 781

rK>d servant, a bad master. 779
came like, 133 ^
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Water, in smooth. God help me. 809

in the midst of water, he Beeks, 646

let none say, I will not drink, 816

no good yerset by drinkers of. 617

noise of. 299

none obtainable. 692

not srood in months with "r" in
them, 839

one does not ask leave to drink 727

one whose name was writ in. 446

pnblio money like holy, 843

saw its ffod and blnshed, 706

smooth runs the, 297

stagnant, worth less than running,
850

sticks here the. 550

Tantalus clutches at the, 690

the conscious, 103

the holy, 306

the noblest element, 468

to carry, to the riTer, 871

to carry, to the sea, 871

to frogs. 681. 871

to search for. in mid-stream. 566

too much of, 318

trotted, as good as oats. 876

under, famine, 875

ungrudged pleasure in, 528

washes everything, 754

water, everywhere, 85

we write in, 301

who drink. wUl think, 446. 868

woman's love writ in. 7

worth of. known when the well is
dry, 881

writing in. 559

written in running, 593
Waters are drunk more for being
drunk. 512

beside the still, 414

dark and deep, 214

deep, do not bubble. 851

knowledge as the, 7

never fish in troubled, 830

on a starry night. 402

once more upon the. 52

over the waste of, 61

pacifies the, with a word. 677

shallow, make most din, 847

sound of many, 436

still, breed worms. 851

still, run deep. 851

stolen, are sweet, 851

the world of. 374

to allay troubled, 593

unpathed. 290

weary waste of. 341

wild went o'er his child, 68
Waterbury, one can get on without go-
ing to, 25
Watering last year's crop. 128
Waterloo, world-earthauake, 365
Waterman, jolly young, 109
Watson, ThoB., 279 note
Wattle. Captain, 109
Wave, broken spirit of a. 355

cool, translucent, 223

for her winding sheet. 380

for winding sheet, a, 127

may beat admission, 364

never was, more Just. 706

proudlv. may it, 192

succeeds a wave, 162

sunk beneath the. 101

that echoes round the world, 368



Wave that reflects tn its bosom. 69

the, cannot be recalled. 600

the same, carries us to heaven and
to the lowest depths. 693

whence no return is, 569
Waves, against the adverse. 658

bound beneath me. 52

come as the, 273

dance to the music. 240

free and equal as. 6

Him that walked the. 224

mastered him. 121

of cares, 697

of life for ever laid. 6

of time. 12

the breaking. 159

the sons of the. 139

thy proud, 414

to number the, 623

to sow the. 872

threatening with, 658

undisturbed in savage. 667

were rough, 230
Wavelet on the ocean tossed, 204
Wavered not long. they. 341
Wavering of this wretchit warld. 127
Wavy waste, the. 168
Wax and parchment, 38

head of, 795

mould nature as. 533

to receive, 56
Way, a dim and perilous. 403

a muddle, 705

a more excellent, 433

about, furthest, nearest way. home.

divides in two. here the, 550

everyone shall know how to go his
own. 698

fairer is not much about, 8

find a, or make one. 772

find out his uncouth. 213

forlorn, uncomfortable, 265

freed his soul the nearest. 176

is an ill neighbour, 864

long is the, 213

mony a weary. 235

must be straight on, 87

nearest, home. 860

of all the earth, 412

of love and i^lory, 238

of wasting time, 233

once chose, 93

plods his weary, 151

round, good, is not roundabout. 857

shortest the foulest, 8

sooner lose, than ask their. 81

that I was going. 309

the indirect, often better, 667

they never go. 231

this is the. 420

to cheer the, 269

took their solitary, 219

tread alone a fairer, 237

was but one. 296

was long, the wind was cold. 271
Ways, loved the good old, 390

parts of his, 413

that are dark. 156

to buy and sell. 232

to let out life. 206

to stand in old-fashioned. 6S3

to the wood, more than one. 866
Wayfaring man, 65

men, a lodging-place cf, 421



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W»78ide, who builds by the, 793
We, put it don a. 111
Weai, concessibns of the, 38

delicately. 248

Fortune kinder to the, 589

is miserable, 211

is to be wretohed. 403

minds, the aim of, 89

side, eTery man has his, 774

to do, what 'twas, 332
Weaker by the wall. 209

side, inclined to the, 60

side, to back the. 276

to lament, 332
Weakest always has wronr, 864

go to the wall. 864

goes to the wall, 319

minded men, 267
Weakness, above life's, 247

learn meekness, let. 357

may exoose, if, 220

no contempt, no. 221

not in your word, 6

owning her, 167

that he never felt, 1

that subdnee, 33

the last. 208
Weaknesses, amiable, 142
Weal, eTer*. hath its woe, 773

human, 20

or woe. source of, 160

the public, 364
Wealth, a good servant. 13

a man of, 251

accumulates, where. 146

acquisition of, a toil, 521,

admiration ox, corrupts manners,
510

all things subject to, 628

and capacity of enjoying it, 615

and commerce. 204

and multitude, 218

and place, get, 251

art of, 135 note

bear, ^60

betimes, consumed betimes, 650

better the happy heart than, 767

boundless his. 272

care follows, 610

content surpasses, 767

display of. 486

does not alter birth, 577

does not end distresses, 594

excuses folly. 684

falls on the weakest parts, 877

fame or, 105

for a passport gave him, 157

fuU of fear, 693

great, amassed as easily as little,
810

had done wonders, 62

lie has, who knows how to use it,
652

hia modest. 84

how, may be increased, 97

howsoever got. 107

I ask not. 349

if we command. 40

ignorance of, 146

in-got, 808

increase of, 100

in himself, wise man has, 475

In the home, 664

Is corpulence, 409

is orime enough, 107



Wealth is power, 38

litUe, litUe sorrow. 820

loss of. 164

loss of, lamented, 587

mad lust for, 629

majesty of. most sacred, 567

makes one dance, 815

makes wit waver2877

makes worship. 877

may seek us, 409

my only books, 191

of mind, the only true, 477

of Ormus, 212

or honours, lie in wait for, 400

or pleasure, 106

poor man's, 335

poverty of desires, the greatest. 687

prevail, let. 706

pride oY, 841

rank and valour worthless without,
529

sacred majesty of, 647

should be found everywhere, 38

the conjurer's devil, 160

the ready pander, 142

thrive in, 219

totters, if, friends totter, 699

turnkey of his, 89

wade in, 408

wallowing in well-saved, 80

where evident, 665

which is the greatest. 383
Wealthiest man is the best, 398
Wealthy, enjovments do not belong to

not good, we ask if he is. 491
poorest always adding to the wealth

of the, 646
things concerning the, not secret.

Weans and wife. 45
Weapon, put away your, 643

wight man never wanted. 750

with the other hand held a, 413
Weapons bodes peace. 877

what, has the lion, 183
Wear out. better, than rust out, 763
Wearies you, you say it. 283
Weariness can snore. 307

may toss him to my breast, 162

not on your brow, 5

of life, 689

the fever, and the fret. 182
Wearing, everything worse for. 776
Wearisome to watch the arch of

heaven. 688
Weary, allow rest sometimes to the.
517

art thou. 236

be at rest. 413

in well-doing. 434, 435

side, changed his, 273
Weasel and cat marry, when the, 881

quarrelous as the, 307

sucks eggs, 286
Weather, all. cold to a child. 871

cold and knaves, from the north,
767

Englishmen talk of. 178

line when people are courting, 348

it's very bad, 16

pity fair, should do harm. 813

seaman known in bad, 857

the discourse of fools. 765

topic of talk. 97



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Weather traditions, etc., 9
tweWe-penny, 354
warmer after clouds. 190
when it's not too rainy, 56
will not woo foul, 167
Wbathbb Pbotbbbs :—
Anglers' rhymes, 464
April borrows three days of March,
767

flood, an, 755

showers, 464

showers brins Hay flowers, 767

when, blows his horn. 879
Ash before oak denotes a wet season,



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