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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Pictures
 
The sleeping and the dead
Are but as pictures.
        Shakespeare.—Macbeth, Act II. Scene 2.
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Dost thou love pictures?
        Shakespeare.—Taming of the Shrew, Induction, Scene 2.
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As silent as the pictures on the walls.
        Longfellow.—The Phantom ship.
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And if thy picture I am forc’d to blame,
I’ll say most handsome things about the frame.
        Peter Pindar.—(Wolcot.) Ode II. Line 3, A.D. 1783.
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