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Feast.— Meanwhile, welcome joy and feast,
Midnight shout and revelry,
The feast is sold
SHAKESPEARE, Macbeth, iii, 4
Fast, and the world goes by;
ELLA WHEELER Wilcox, Solitude, st. 3
SHAKESPEARE, Timon of Athens, i, i Feeling.— The warm, champagny, old-particular, brandy
punchy feeling Holmes, Nux Postcænatica, st. 17 Feelings. Every person's feelings have a front-door and a
side-door by which they may be entered. The front-
Holmes, Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table, vi
Scott, Lady of the Lake, Canto ii, st. 22 Feet.- Muse of the many-twinkling feet !-Byron, Waltz, line 1
Her feet beneath her petticoat,
As if they feared the light:1
Sir John SUCKLING, Ballad upon a Wedding, st. 8 'Her feet fell patter, cheep, like little mice.
Robert BUCHANAN, The Widow Mysie, st. 7
Like snails did creep
HERRICK, U pon Her Feet 2 And then she danced — oh, heaven! her dancing!
PRAED, Belle of the Ball-Room, st. 2
Fell.— He fought, he conquered, and he fell."
Southey, Inscription xxii: Epitaph Fellows.- If he be not fellow with the best king, thou shalt find the best king of good fellows.?
SHAKESPEARE, King Henry V, v, 2 Felony.-- There shall be in England seven halfpenny loaves
sold for a penny; the three-hooped pot shall have ten hoops; and I will make it felony to drink small beer: all the realm shall be in common.
SHAKESPEARE, King Henry VI, Part II, iv, 2 Ferryman.-- That grim (sour) ferryman which poets write of.
SHAKESPEARE, King Richard III, i, 4 Feud.— Ring out the feud of rich and poor.
TENNYSON, In Memoriam, cvi, st. 3 Feuds.- In their faces stern defiance,
In their hearts the feuds of ages,
Song of Hiawatha: The Peace-Pipe, lines 75-78 Field.— Their dearest action in the tented field.
SHAKESPEARE, Othello, i, 3
Blougram's Apology, lines 699, 700
Butler, Hudibras, III, iii, lines 243, 244
General Sir John Moore, killed in the battle of Coruña, Jan. 16, 1809. 2 The king o' guid fellows and wale of auld men.
BURNS, Auld Rob Morris, st. I 3 That same man, that runnith awaie,
Maie again fight an other daie. ERASMUS, Apothegms, (trans. Udall)
Ray, History of the Rebellion We shall live to fight again and to strike another blow.
TENNYSON, The Revenge, st. 12 Sometimes we fight and we conquer, And sometimes we fight and we run.
THACKERAY, The Chronicle of the Drum, i, st. 6
If you do fight, fight it out;' and don't give in while you can stand and see.
T. Hughes, Tom Brown's School Days, II, vii
Lowell, Biglow Papers, II, ii, lines 281, 282
Presidential Campaign of 1844 Fighting.– He rushed into the field, and, foremost fighting,
fell.-BYRON, Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iii, st. 23 His bellyful [belly full] of fighting.
SHAKESPEARE, Cymbeline, ii, i Fig-tree.- Train up a fig-tree in the way it should go, and when you are old sit under the shade on it.
Dickens, Dombey and Son, xix Fine.— Fine by degrees, and beautifully less.
Prior, Henry and Emma, line 430
SHAKESPEARE, Julius Cæsar, i, 3
SHAKESPEARE, King Henry VI, Part III, iv, 8
Ye blew the fire that burns ye.
SHAKESPEARE, King Henry VIII, v, 3 
SHAKESPEARE, Romeo and Juliet, i, 2
SHAKESPEARE, Two Gentlemen of Verona, i, 2
Ibid., i, 3
1 Stand back to back, in God's name, and fight it to the last.
MACAULAY, The Battle of Naseby, st. 7 I have fought a good fight.
2 Tim. iv, 7 ? Referring to the dispute with Great Britain over the Oregon boundary.
Any captain not under fire is not at his post, and a signal to recall him would be a disgrace.! VILLENEUVE, cited by W. M. Sloane in Napoleon
Bonaparte, II, xxxii Fires. Where two raging fires meet together,
They do consume the thing that feeds their fury:
SHAKESPEARE, Taming of the Shrew, ii
Poor men, when yule is cold,
TENNYSON, The Holy Grail, lines 612, 613 Firmament. The spacious firmament on high,
With all the blue ethereal sky,
ADDISON, Ode First.- To the memory of the man, first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen.
Henry Lee, Eulogy on Washington Fish.– Neither fish, nor flesh, nor good red herring.
DRYDEN, Epilogue to the Duke of Guise Fishers.— Three fishers went sailing away to the west,
Away to the west as the sun went down;
And the children stood watching them out of the town;
Though the harbor bar be moaning.
Three corpses lay out on the shining sands
In the morning gleam as the tide went down,
For those who will never come back to the town;
Kingsley, The Three Fishers, st. 1, 3 Fishes.-- 0 blest south wind that toots his horn
Through every hole and crack!
KINGSLEY, The Southwest Wind, st. 3 ? The signal made by the French admiral at the opening of the battle of Trafalgar.
Fishes that tipple in the deep.
Lovelace, To Althea from Prison, st. 2 Third Fisherman. I marvel how the fishes live in the sea.
First Fisherman. Why, as men do a-land; the great ones eat up the little ones: I can compare our rich misers to nothing so fitly as to a whale; a' plays and tumbles, driving the poor fry before him, and at last devours them all at a mouthful: such whales have I heard on o' the land, who never leave gaping till they've swallowed the whole parish, church, steeple, bells, and all.
Third Fisherman. But if the good King Simonides were of my mind, we would purge the land of these drones, that rob the bee of her honey.
SHAKESPEARE, Pericles, ii, i
Fish-hook.— It's a good sight easier to git a fish-hook in 'n
'tis to git it out. E. N. WESTCOTT, David Harum, i Fit.— The fit is momentary; upon a thought
He will again be well. SHAKESPEARE, Macbeth, iii, 4 Fits. — 'Twas sad by fits, by starts 'twas wild.
WILLIAM COLLINS, The Passions Flag.– Many a one on our decks knew then for the first time
how tame a sight his country's flag is at home compared
No matter when or where;
Is more than the strongest dare.
Have carried the palm of the brave;
Eliza Cook, The Englishman, st. 2
Set every threadbare sail,
HOLMES, Old Ironsides, st. 3
Exhibition, st. 4