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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Pocket
 
Kill a man’s family, and he may brook it,
But keep your hands out of his breeches’ pocket.
        Byron.—Don Juan, Canto X. Stanza 79.
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How melancholy are my poor breeches; not one chink!
        Farquhar.—The Twin Rivals, Act I.
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And yet you will stand to it, you will not pocket up wrong.
        Shakespeare.—King Henry IV., Part I. Act III. Scene 3. (The Prince to Falstaff.)
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Dry up thy tears, and pocket up th’ abuse,
Nor put thy friend to make a bad excuse.
        Dryden’s Juvenal, Sat. XVI.
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