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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Bankrupt
 
A bankrout, a prodigal, who dare scarce show his head on the Rialto.
        Shakespeare.—Merchant of Venice, Act III. Scene 1. (Shylock to Salarino.)
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Bankrupt of life, yet prodigal of ease.
        Dryden.—Absalom and Achitophel.
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        What a bankrupt am I made
Of a full stock of blessings!
        Ford.—Perkin Warbeck, Act III. Scene 2.
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