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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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William Shakespeare. (1564–1616) (continued)
 
1740
    Mastiff, greyhound, mongrel grim,
Hound or spaniel, brach or lym,
Or bobtail tike or trundle-tail.
          King Lear. Act iii. Sc. 6.
1741
    I am tied to the stake, and I must stand the course.
          King Lear. Act iii. Sc. 7.
1742
    The lowest and most dejected thing of fortune.
          King Lear. Act iv. Sc. 1.
1743
    The worst is not
So long as we can say, “This is the worst.”
          King Lear. Act iv. Sc. 1.
1744
    Patience and sorrow strove
Who should express her goodliest.
          King Lear. Act iv. Sc. 3.
1745
    Half way down
Hangs one that gathers samphire, dreadful trade!
Methinks he seems no bigger than his head:
The fishermen that walk upon the beach
Appear like mice.
          King Lear. Act iv. Sc. 6.
1746
    Nature ’s above art in that respect.
          King Lear. Act iv. Sc. 6.
1747
    Ay, every inch a king.
          King Lear. Act iv. Sc. 6.
1748
    Give me an ounce of civet, good apothecary, to sweeten my imagination.
          King Lear. Act iv. Sc. 6.
1749
    A man may see how this world goes with no eyes. Look with thine ears: see how yond justice rails upon yond simple thief. Hark, in thine ear: change places; and, handy-dandy, which is the justice, which is the thief?
          King Lear. Act iv. Sc. 6.
1750
    Through tatter’d clothes small vices do appear;
Robes and furr’d gowns hide all.
          King Lear. Act iv. Sc. 6.
1751
    Mine enemy’s dog,
Though he had bit me, should have stood that night
Against my fire.
          King Lear. Act iv. Sc. 7.
1752
    Pray you now, forget and forgive.
          King Lear. Act iv. Sc. 7.
1753
    Upon such sacrifices, my Cordelia,
The gods themselves throw incense.
          King Lear. Act v. Sc. 3.
 

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