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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Worth
 
I know my price; I am worth no worse a place.
        Shakespeare.—Othello, Act I. Scene 1. (Iago to Roderigo.)
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This mournful truth is every where confess’d,
Slow rises worth, by poverty depress’d.
        Dr. Johnson.—London, Line 176.
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And very wisely would lay forth
No more upon it than ’twas worth.
        Butler.—Hudibras, Part I. Canto I. Line 491.
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For what is worth in any thing,
But so much money as ’twill bring?
        Butler.—Hudibras, Part II. Canto I. Line 465.
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What’s aught but as ’tis valued?
        Shakespeare.—Troilus and Cressida, Act II. Scene 2. (Troilus to Hector.)
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