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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Wenches
 
I shall find some toys that have been favours,
And nosegays, and such knacks; for there be wenches.
        Beaumont and Fletcher.—The Prophetess, Act V. Scene 2.
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This gallant pins the wenches on his sleeve;
Had he been Adam, he had tempted Eve:
He can carve too, and lisp.
        Shakespeare.—Love’s Labour’s Lost, Act V. Scene 2. (Biron speaking of Boyet to the King.)
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