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- They look into the beauty of thy mind,
And that, in guess, they measure by thy deeds.
- Sonnet LXIX.
- I give thee thanks in part of thy deserts,
And will with deeds requite thy gentleness.
- Titus Andronicus. Act I. Sc. 1. L. 236.
- Go in, and cheer the town; we'll forth and fight;
Do deeds worth praise and tell you them at night.
- Troilus and Cressida. Act V. Sc. 3. L. 92.
- One good deed dying tongueless
Slaughters a thousand waiting upon that.
Our praises are our wages.
- Winter's Tale. Act I. Sc. 2. L. 92.
- You do the deeds,
And your ungodly deeds find me the words.
- Sophocles — Electra. L. 624. Milton's trans.
- You must take the will for the deed.
- Swot — Polite Conversation. Dialogue II.
(See also Cebber)
- Delay always heeds danger.
- Cervantes — Don Quixote. Bk. IV. Ch. III.
(See also Henry VI.)
- II fornito
Sempre con danno l'attender sofferse.
- It is always those who are ready who suffer in delays.
- Dante— Inferno. XXVIII. 98.
(See also Lucan)
- Unus homo nobis cunctando restituit rem,
Non ponebat enim rumores ante salutem.
- One man by delay restored the state, for he preferred the public safety to idle report.
- Ennius — Quoted by Cicero.
- With sweet, reluctant, amorous delay.
- Homer— Odyssey. Bk. I. 1. Pope's trans.
- Nulla unquam de morte cunctatio longa est.
- When a man's life is at stake no delay is too long.
- Juvenal — Satires. VI. 221.
- Do not delay,
Do not delay: the golden moments fly!
- Longfellow — Masque of Pandora. Pt. VII.
- Ah! nothing is too late
Till the tired heart shall cease to palpitate.
- Longfellow — Morituri Salutamus. St. 24.
- Tolle moras — semper nocuit differre paratis.
- Away with delay — it always injures those who are prepared.
- Lucan — Pharsalia. I. 281.
(See also Dante)
- Longa mora est nobis omnis, quae gaudia differt.
- Every delay that postpones our joys, is long.
- Ovid—Heroides. XLX.. 3.
- Tardo amico nihil est quidquam iniquius.
- Nothing is more annoying than a tardy friend.
- Plautus — Panulus. III. 1. 1.
- Quod ratio nequiit, sspe sanavit mora.
- What reason could not avoid, has often been cured by delay.
- Seneca — Agamemnon. CXXX.
- Omnis nimium longa properanti mora est.
- Every delay is too long to one who is in a hurry.
- Seneca— -Agamemnon. CCCCXXVI.
- Maximum remedium est irse mora.
- Delay is the greatest remedy for anger.
- Seneca — Delra. II. 28. (Same in Bk. Ill, with "dilatio" for "mora.")
- Delays have dangerous ends.
- Henry VI. Pt. I. Act III. Sc. 2. L. 33. (See also Cervantes)
- Delay leads impotent and snail-paced beggary.
- Richard III. Act IV. Sc. 3. L. 53.
- Pelle moras; brevis est magni fortuna favoris.
- Away with delay; the chance of great fortune is short-lived.
- Silius Italicus—Punica. IV. 734.
- Late, late, so late! but we can enter still.
Too late, too late! ye cannot enter now.
- Tennyson—Idylls of the King. Guinevere. L. 169.
- And Mecca saddens at the long delay.
- Thomson—The Seasons. Summer. L. 979.
- Like St. George, always in his saddle, never on his way.
- Proverb quoted in Clement Walker's History of Independency. The Mysterie of the Two Juntos.
- What land is this? Yon pretty town
Is Delft, with all its wares displayed:
The pride, the market-place, the crown
And centre of the Potter's trade.
- Longfellow—Keramos. L. 66.
- I am convinced that we have a degree of delight, and that no small one, in the real misfortunes and pains of others.
- Burke— The Sublime and Beautiful. Pt. I. Sec. 14.
- Man delights not me: no, nor woman neither, though, by your smiling, you seem to say so.
- Hamlet. Act II. Sc. 2. L. 321.
- Why, all delights arc vain; and that most vain,
hich with pain purchas'd, doth inherit pain.
- Love's Labour's Lost. Act I. Sc. 1. L. 72.