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3. ADORATION: (See Admiration, Reverence, Affection.)


a--Mother, dear mother, I adore the very ground you

tread on.


b-0 speak again, bright angel, for thou art
As glorious to this night, being o'er my head,
As is a winged messenger of heaven.


SHAKESPEARE, Romeo and Juliet, ii, 2.


a-Of course, it's your money, and you can do what you
like with it, but if I were you I would save it.
b-If I were you I would wear your pink, it is so much
prettier than the red.

c—My advice is, gentlemen, to throw this whole thing
up; if we succeed it will do us no good, and if we
fail it will do us harm.


d-I'll tell you what you shall do. Our general's wife is now the general; confess yourself freely to her; importune her help to put you in your place again. SHAKESPEARE, Othello, ii, 3.



a-Hello, old chum, I'm so glad to see you; how well you are looking! Shake again!

b-Good-by, mother. Hope you'll have a lovely trip. Don't mind me, I'll be all right.


-Come here, little sister, and let me take you on my knees. You are the sweetest little, dearest little um-um (kissing her).


d-The dearest friend to me, the kindest man,
The best condition'd and unwearied spirit.
In doing courtesies.

SHAKESPEARE, Merchant of Venice, iii, 2.

e-This royal throne of kings, this sceptered isle,
This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars,

This other Eden, demi-paradise; .

This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England!

SHAKESPEARE, Richard II, ii, 1.

6. AGITATION: (See Excitement, Fear.)

7. AGGRIEVANCE: (See Reproach.)


a-I feel hurt. It's unkind.

b-I stood by you through thick and thin, and now you turn around and abuse me. It's mean, to say the least.

c-Yes, sir, I introduced that gentleman to this house; I procured him a good position, and now, sir, when he has risen to power he turns upon me. That's gratitude for you.



Brutus hath riv'd my heart:
A friend should bear his friend's infirmities,
But Brutus makes mine greater than they are.
SHAKESPEARE, Julius Caesar, iv, 3.



a-0, open the door. You are crushing my finger! 0-0-0 !

b-O, mother, the pain is awful! O, my head, my head!


c-0 Desdemona! dead? Desdemona! dead? oh, oh!

SHAKESPEARE, Othello, v, 2.

d-O all you host of heaven! O earth! what else? And shall I couple hell? O fie! Hold, my heart; And you, my sinews, grow not instant old,

But bear me stiffly up!


SHAKESPEARE, Hamlet, i, 5.


a-Gone to be married. Married! Well, did you ever! b-What! Our club beaten? It's impossible. Beaten? I can't believe it.

c-What? The society will lose its charter? The members will be turned out? Disgraced? I am amazed!


-d- What! fifty of my followers at a clap! Within a fortnight?

SHAKESPEARE, King Lear, i, 4.

-Gone to be married! Gone to swear a peace!

False blood to false blood joined! Gone to be


Shall Lewis have Blanch? and Blanch those prov


SHAKESPEARE, King John, iii, 1.

10. AMBITION: (See Determination, Assertion, Admira



a—Let us make this the greatest organization in America. We can, we will.


b-We'll both together lift our heads to heaven;
And never more abase our sight so low,

As to vouchsafe one glance unto the ground.

11. ANGER:

SHAKESPEARE, Henry VI, II, i, 2.


a-You cur! Strike that little boy again and I'll thrash

you on the spot!

b-Angry? Who wouldn't be angry? He called me a thief.

c-Keep calm? I'll not keep calm; do you think I shall see my honor attacked and not resent it? O, youyou-.


d-Villains! you did not so, when your vile daggers
Hack'd one another in the sides of Caesar:

You show'd your teeth like apes, and fawn'd like

And bow'd like bondmen, kissing Caesar's feet;
Whilst . . . Casca like a cur, behind,

Struck Caesar on the neck. O you flatterers!

SHAKESPEARE, Julius Caesar, v, 1.

12. ANGUISH: (See Agony, Remorse.)



a-I told you once. How many times do you want me to tell you?

b-Will you cease annoying me just for one minute? I've no patience with this sort of thing; it's child



c-O, I could divide myself and go to buffets, for moving such a dish of skimmed milk with so honorable an action!

SHAKESPEARE, Henry IV, I, ii, 3.

14. ANTITHESIS: (See Comparison.)


a- -That's good, but this is bad.

b-George is sharp, Will is dull; George is thoughtful,

Will is careless.


c- Let's kill him boldly but not wrathfully;
Let's carve him as a dish fit for the gods,
Not hew him as a carcass fit for hounds.
SHAKESPEARE, Julius Caesar, ii, 1.



If she catches us here
That's her footstep!
She's going to the

a-Sh! here comes the teacher!
we are in for it. Listen!
O, what will we do? Hark!
next room. No-O, dear!


b-Alack! I am afraid they have awak'd

And 'tis not done :—the attempt, and not the deed,
Confounds us. Hark! I laid their daggers ready,
He could not miss them.

SHAKESPEARE, Macbeth, ii, 2.

16. APPEAL: (See Entreaty, Coaxing.)


a-The others wouldn't, but you will. O, do, please.
b-I appeal to you, sir, was it fair? Would you have
submitted to this treatment yourself?



I beseech you,

Wrest once the law to your authority:
To do a great right, do a little wrong.

SHAKESPEARE, Merchant of Venice, iv, 1.

17. APPREHENSION: (See Fear.)


a--I am afraid it's lost; I guess we are in for it.

b-O what if we have made a mistake!

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