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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Rod
 
Take thy correction mildly. Kiss the rod.
        Shakespeare.—King Richard II., Act V. Scene 1.
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Love is a boy by poets styl’d,
Then spare the rod, and spoil the child.
        Butler.—Hudibras, Part II. Canto I. Line 843.
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He that spareth his rod hateth his son.
        Proverbs, Chap. xiii. Ver. 24; Chap. xix. Ver. 18.
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