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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Trick
 
I know a trick worth two of that.
        Shakespeare.—King Henry IV., Part I. Act II. Scene 1. (The first Carrier to Gadshill.)
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There was indeed a frown, a trick of state,
In Jachin.
        Crabbe.—The Borough, Letter XI.
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It was but a trick of state!
        Cowper.—The Task, Book II. Line 267.
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Trick’d in antique ruff and bonnet.
        Dr. Johnson.—Lines written in 1777.
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Tricks to show the stretch of human brain.
        Pope.—Essay on Man, Epi. II. Line 47.
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There are no tricks in plain and simple faith.
        Shakespeare.—Julius Cæsar, Act IV. Scene 2. (Brutus to Lucilius.)
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