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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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William Shakespeare. (1564–1616) (continued)
 
544
    Some of us will smart for it.
          Much Ado about Nothing. Act v. Sc. 1.
545
    I was not born under a rhyming planet.
          Much Ado about Nothing. Act v. Sc. 2.
546
    Done to death by slanderous tongues.
          Much Ado about Nothing. Act v. Sc. 3.
547
    Or, having sworn too hard a keeping oath,
Study to break it and not break my troth.
          Love’s Labour ’s Lost. Act i. Sc. 1.
548
    Light seeking light doth light of light beguile.
          Love’s Labour ’s Lost. Act i. Sc. 1.
549
    Small have continual plodders ever won
  Save base authority from others’ books.
These earthly godfathers of heaven’s lights
  That give a name to every fixed star
Have no more profit of their shining nights
  Than those that walk and wot not what they are.
          Love’s Labour ’s Lost. Act i. Sc. 1.
550
    At Christmas I no more desire a rose
Than wish a snow in May’s new-fangled mirth; 1
But like of each thing that in season grows.
          Love’s Labour ’s Lost. Act i. Sc. 1.
551
    A man in all the world’s new fashion planted,
That hath a mint of phrases in his brain.
          Love’s Labour ’s Lost. Act i. Sc. 1.
552
    A high hope for a low heaven.
          Love’s Labour ’s Lost. Act i. Sc. 1.
553
    And men sit down to that nourishment which is called supper.
          Love’s Labour ’s Lost. Act i. Sc. 1.
554
    That unlettered small-knowing soul.
          Love’s Labour ’s Lost. Act i. Sc. 1.
555
    A child of our grandmother Eve, a female; or, for thy more sweet understanding, a woman.
          Love’s Labour ’s Lost. Act i. Sc. 1.
556
    Affliction may one day smile again; and till then, sit thee down, sorrow!
          Love’s Labour ’s Lost. Act i. Sc. 1.
557
    The world was very guilty of such a ballad some three ages since; but I think now ’t is not to be found.
          Love’s Labour ’s Lost. Act i. Sc. 2.
558
    The rational hind Costard.
          Love’s Labour ’s Lost. Act i. Sc. 2.
 
Note 1.
For “mirth,” White reads shews; Singer, shows. [back]
 

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