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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Prose
 
Who all in raptures their own works rehearse,
And drawl out measured prose, which they call verse.
        Churchill.—Independence.
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It is not poetry, but prose run mad.
        Pope.—To Arbuthnot, Prol. to Sat. Line 187.
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Both to be read and censured of by those
Whose very reading makes verse senseless prose.
        Beaumont.—The Mermaid Tavern.
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The stream of verse and many-languaged prose.
        Canning.—New Morality.
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