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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:282
AUTHOR:John Lyly (1554?–1606)
QUOTATION:Though the Camomill, the more it is trodden and pressed downe the more it spreadeth. 1
ATTRIBUTION:Euphues, 1579 (Arber’s reprint), page 46.
 
Note 1.
The camomile, the more it is trodden on the faster it grows.—William Shakespeare: 1 Henry IV. act ii. sc. 4. [back]
 

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