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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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William Shakespeare. (1564–1616) (continued)
 
1225
    One, two, and the third in your bosom.
          Romeo and Juliet. Act ii. Sc. 4.
1226
    O flesh, flesh, how art thou fishified!
          Romeo and Juliet. Act ii. Sc. 4.
1227
    I am the very pink of courtesy.
          Romeo and Juliet. Act ii. Sc. 4.
1228
    A gentleman, nurse, that loves to hear himself talk, and will speak more in a minute than he will stand to in a month.
          Romeo and Juliet. Act ii. Sc. 4.
1229
    My man ’s as true as steel. 1
          Romeo and Juliet. Act ii. Sc. 4.
1230
    These violent delights have violent ends.
          Romeo and Juliet. Act ii. Sc. 6.
1231
    Too swift arrives as tardy as too slow.
          Romeo and Juliet. Act ii. Sc. 6.
1232
    Here comes the lady! O, so light a foot
Will ne’er wear out the everlasting flint.
          Romeo and Juliet. Act ii. Sc. 6.
1233
    Thy head is as full of quarrels as an egg is full of meat.
          Romeo and Juliet. Act iii. Sc. 1.
1234
    A word and a blow. 2
          Romeo and Juliet. Act iii. Sc. 1.
1235
    A plague o’ both your houses!
          Romeo and Juliet. Act iii. Sc. 1.
1236
    Rom. Courage, man; the hurt cannot be much.
Mer. No, ’t is not so deep as a well, nor so wide as a church-door; but ’t is enough, ’t will serve.
          Romeo and Juliet. Act iii. Sc. 1.
1237
    When he shall die,
Take him and cut him out in little stars,
And he will make the face of heaven so fine
That all the world will be in love with night,
And pay no worship to the garish sun.
          Romeo and Juliet. Act iii. Sc. 2.
1238
    Beautiful tyrant! fiend angelical!
          Romeo and Juliet. Act iii. Sc. 2.
1239
    Was ever book containing such vile matter
So fairly bound? O, that deceit should dwell
In such a gorgeous palace!
          Romeo and Juliet. Act iii. Sc. 2.
 
Note 1.
True as steel.—Geoffrey Chaucer: Troilus and Creseide, book v. Compare Troilus and Cressida, act iii. sc. 2. [back]
Note 2.
Word and a blow.—John Dryden: Amphitryon, act i. sc. 1. John Bunyan: Pilgrim’s Progress, part i. [back]
 

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