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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Vexed
 
As mad as the vex’d sea.
        Shakespeare.—King Lear, Act IV. Scene 4. (Cordelia.)
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If the winds rage, doth not the sea wax mad,
Threat’ning the welkin with his big-swoll’n face?
And wilt thou have a reason for this coil?
I am the sea.
        Shakespeare.—Titus Andron., Act III. Scene 1. (Titus to Marcus.)
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The still vex’d Bermoothes.
        Shakespeare.—The Tempest, Act I. Scene 2. (Ariel to Prospero.)
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