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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Weakest
 
The weakest goes to the wall.
        Shakespeare.—Romeo and Juliet, Act I. Scene 1. (Gregory to Samson.)
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He that of greatest works is finisher,
Oft does them by the weakest minister;
So holy writ in babes hath judgment shewn,
When judges have been babes.
        Shakespeare.—All’s Well that Ends Well, Act II. Scene 1. (Helena to the King.)
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  [See Psalm viii, Ver. 2; Matthew, Chap. xxi, Ver. 16; 2 Kings, Chap. v, Ver. 3.]  3
 
 
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