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C.N. Douglas, comp.  Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical.  1917.
 
Purse
 
  Avarice fills its purse at the expense of its belly.
Haliburton.    
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  I can get no remedy against this consumption of the purse; borrowing only lingers and lingers it out, but the disease is incurable.
Shakespeare.    
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  The man whose purse is empty can cheerfully sing before the robber.
Juvenal.    
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  How, without clothes, could we possess the master organ, soul’s seat and true pineal gland of the body social—I mean a purse?
Carlyle.    
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