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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Stricken Deer
 
I was a striken deer that left the herd long since.
        Cowper.—The Task, Book III. Line 108.
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Why, let the stricken deer go weep,
  The hart ungalled play:
For some must watch, while some must sleep;
  So runs the world away.
        Shakespeare.—Hamlet, Act III. Scene 2. (To Horatio when the King has fled from the Play.)
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