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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Bores
 
All men are bores, except when we want them. There never was but one man whom I would trust with my latch-key.
        Holmes.—The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table, Chap. I.
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Got the ill name of augurs because they were bores.
        Lowell.—A Fable for Critics, Line 55.
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