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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Tragedy
 
Tragedy openeth the greatest wounds, and sheweth forth the ulcers that are covered with tissue.
        Sir Philip Sidney.—Defence of Poesie.
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Explored the pangs that rend the royal breast,
Those wounds that lurk beneath the tissued vest.
        T. Warton.—On the Marriage of George III., Line 53, alluding to Shakespeare.
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