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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Butter
 
’Twas her brother that in pure kindness to his horse butter’d his hay.
        Shakespeare.—King Lear, Act II. Scene 4. (The Fool to Lear.)
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But now I fear it will be said,
No butter sticks upon his bread.
        Swift.—Pastoral Dialogue.
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