Admiration

She is pretty to walk with, And witty to talk with, And pleasant, too, to think on. Brennoralt, Act ii. SIR J. SUCKLING. But from the hoop's bewitching round, Her very shoe has power to wound. Fables The Spider and the Bee. E. MOORE. Which, on the shaft that made him die, Espied a feather of his own, Wherewith he wont to soar so high. To a Lady singing a Song of his Composing. E. WALLER. See, how she leans her cheek upon her hand O, that I were a glove upon that hand, That I might touch that...

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Action Deeds Labor Resolution Success Adornment Beauty Dress Fashion Hair Jewel Adventure Battle Courage Heroism Hunting War Adversity Comfort Consolation Cowardice Grief Life Loss Memory Patience Appearance Admiration Adornment Beauty Compliment Dress Face Fashion Hair Woman Argument Conversation Oratory Reasons Speech Aristocracy Courtesy Gentleman Labor Man Manners Nobility Art Architecture Fancy Imagination Music Nature Painting Poet, The Poetry Sculpture Aspiration Faith God Hope Prayer...

Adversity

Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head. As You Like It, Act i. Sc. 3. SHAKESPEARE. Calamity is man's true touchstone. Four Plays in One The Triumph ofHonor, Sc. 1. BEAUMONT AND FLETCHER. More safe I sing with mortal voice, unchanged To hoarse or mute, though fallen on evil days, On evil days though fallen, and evil tongues. Paradise Lost, Bk. VII. MILTON. Tho' losses and crosses Be lessons right severe, There's wit there,...