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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
True
 
It is true,—without any slips of prolixity, or crossing the plain highway of talk.
        Shakespeare.—The Merchant of Venice, Act III. Scene 1. (Solanio to Salarino.)
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This above all—To thine ownself be true;
And it must follow, as the night the day,
Thou canst not then be false to any man.
        Shakespeare.—Hamlet, Act I. Scene 3. (Polonius to Laertes.)
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More strange than true.
        Shakespeare.—Midsummer Night’s Dream, Act V. Scene 1. (Theseus to Hippolyta.)
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