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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. (1547–1616) (continued)
 
9403
    Why do you lead me a wild-goose chase?
          Don Quixote. Part i. Book. iii. Chap. vi.
9404
    I find my familiarity with thee has bred contempt. 1
          Don Quixote. Part i. Book. iii. Chap. vi.
9405
    The more thou stir it, the worse it will be.
          Don Quixote. Part i. Book. iii. Chap. vi.
9406
    Now had Aurora displayed her mantle over the blushing skies, and dark night withdrawn her sable veil.
          Don Quixote. Part i. Book. iii. Chap. vi.
9407
    I tell thee, that is Mambrino’s helmet.
          Don Quixote. Part i. Book. iii. Chap. vii.
9408
    Give me but that, and let the world rub; there I ’ll stick.
          Don Quixote. Part i. Book. iii. Chap. vii.
9409
    Sure as a gun. 2
          Don Quixote. Part i. Book. iii. Chap. vii.
9410
    Sing away sorrow, cast away care.
          Don Quixote. Part i. Book. iii. Chap. viii.
9411
    Thank you for nothing.
          Don Quixote. Part i. Book. iii. Chap. viii.
9412
    After meat comes mustard; or, like money to a starving man at sea, when there are no victuals to be bought with it.
          Don Quixote. Part i. Book. iii. Chap. viii.
9413
    Of good natural parts and of a liberal education.
          Don Quixote. Part i. Book. iii. Chap. viii.
9414
    Would puzzle a convocation of casuists to resolve their degrees of consanguinity.
          Don Quixote. Part i. Book. iii. Chap. viii.
9415
    Let every man mind his own business.
          Don Quixote. Part i. Book. iii. Chap. viii.
9416
    Murder will out. 3
          Don Quixote. Part i. Book. iii. Chap. viii.
9417
    Thou art a cat, and a rat, and a coward.
          Don Quixote. Part i. Book. iii. Chap. viii.
9418
    It is the part of a wise man to keep himself to-day for to-morrow, and not to venture all his eggs in one basket.
          Don Quixote. Part i. Book. iii. Chap. ix.
9419
    I know what ’s what, and have always taken care of the main chance. 4
          Don Quixote. Part i. Book. iii. Chap. ix.
9420
    The ease of my burdens, the staff of my life.
          Don Quixote. Part i. Book. iii. Chap. ix.
 
Note 1.
See Shakespeare, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Quotation 7. [back]
Note 2.
See Butler, Quotation 28. [back]
Note 3.
See Chaucer, Quotation 39. [back]
Note 4.
See Lyly, Quotation 11. [back]
 

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