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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Philip Massinger. (1583–1640)
 
2192
    Some undone widow sits upon mine arm,
And takes away the use of it; 1 and my sword,
Glued to my scabbard with wronged orphans’ tears,
Will not be drawn.
          A New Way to pay Old Debts. Act v. Sc. 1.
2193
    Death hath a thousand doors to let out life. 2
          A Very Woman. Act v. Sc. 4.
2194
    This many-headed monster. 3
          The Roman Actor. Act iii. Sc. 2.
2195
    Grim death. 4
          The Roman Actor. Act iv. Sc. 2.
 
Thomas Heywood. (1574?–1641)
 
2196
    The world ’s a theatre, the earth a stage
Which God and Nature do with actors fill. 5
          Apology for Actors (1612).
2197
    I hold he loves me best that calls me Tom.
          Hierarchie of the Blessed Angells.
2198
    Seven cities warred for Homer being dead,
Who living had no roofe to shrowd his head. 6
          Hierarchie of the Blessed Angells.
2199
    Her that ruled the rost in the kitchen. 7
          History of Women (ed. 1624). Page 286.
 
John Selden. (1584–1654)
 
2200
    Equity is a roguish thing. For Law we have a measure, know what to trust to; Equity is according to the
 
Note 1.
See Middleton, Quotation 9. [back]
Note 2.
Death hath so many doors to let out life.—Beaumont and Fletcher: The Custom of the Country, act ii. sc. 2.

The thousand doors that lead to death.—Sir Thomas Browne: Religio Medici, part i. sect. xliv. [back]
Note 3.
See Sir Philip Sidney, Quotation 6. [back]
Note 4.
Grim death, my son and foe.—John Milton: Paradise Lost, book ii. line 804. [back]
Note 5.
See Shakespeare, As You Like It, Quotation 36. [back]
Note 6.
See Burton, Quotation 42. [back]
Note 7.
See Heywood, Quotation 29. [back]
 

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