I have found out a gift for my fair; I have found where the wood-pigeons breed.
William Shenstone (1714 - 1763)
Source: A Pastoral. Part i.
Contributed by: Zaady
My banks they are furnish'd with bees, Whose murmur invites one to sleep.
Source: A Pastoral. Part ii. Hope.
Source: The Schoolmistress. Stanza 11.
So sweetly she bade me adieu, I thought that she bade me return.
Whoe'er has travell'd life's dull round, Where'er his stages may have been, May sigh to think he still has found The warmest welcome at an inn.
Source: Written on a Window of an Inn.
Her cap, far whiter than the driven snow, Emblems right meet of decency does yield.
Source: The Schoolmistress. Stanza 6.
Consider, when you are enraged at any one, what you would probably think if he should die during the dispute.
A fool and his words are soon parted; a man of genius and his money.
Source: Essays on Men and Manners
Laws are generally found to be nets of such a texture, as the little creep through, the great break through, and the middle-sized are alone entangled in it.
Source: Essays on Men and Manners. On politics
A little bench of heedless bishops here, And there a chancellor in embryo.
Source: The Schoolmistress. Stanza 28.
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