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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Adore
 
We bear it calmly, though a ponderous woe,
And still adore the hand that gives the blow.
        Pomfret.—To his Friend.
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Led like a victim, to my death I’ll go,
And, dying, bless the hand that gave the blow.
        Dryden.—The Spanish Friar, Act II. Scene 1.
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Adored through fear, strong only to destroy.
        Cowper.—Winter Morning Walk, Book V. Line 445.
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