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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Star
 
        It were all one
That I should love a bright particular star,
And think to wed it, he is so above me.
        Shakespeare.—All’s Well that Ends Well, Act I. Scene 1. (Helena, solus, expressing her love for Bertram.)
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And lo, the star, which they saw in the east, went before them, till it came and stood over where the young child was.
        St. Matthew, Chap. ii. Ver. 9.
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Look, the unfolding star calls up the shepherd.
        Shakespeare.—Measure for Measure, Act IV. Scene 2. (The Duke to the Provost.)
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The star that bids the shepherd fold,
Now the top of heaven doth hold.
        Milton.—Comus, in the first scene.
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Breathed in a flower, or sparkled in a star.
        Fenton.—To Lady M. C. Harley.
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