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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
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Sing us one of the songs of Zion.
How shall we sing the Lord’s song in a strange land?
        Psalm cxxxvii. Verses 3, 4.
  1
They bid me sing of thee, mine own, my sunny land of thee!
How should my lyre give here its wealth?
        Mrs. Hemans.
  2
How shall I tune, forlorn, the tuneful reed,
While my heart sickens, and my sorrows bleed?
        Robert Noyes.—Distress, Line 9.
  3
O, she will sing the savageness out of a bear!
        Shakespeare.—Othello, Act IV. Scene 1. (The Moor, of his Wife.)
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