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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Consent
 
My consent goes not that way.
        Shakespeare.—Merry Wives of Windsor, Act III. Scene 2. (Page to Hostess.)
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Let him light his pipe with his consent if he pleases. Wilful against Wise for a wager.
        Colley Cibber.—The Non-Juror, Act I. Scene 1.
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A little still she strove and much repented,
And whispering “I will ne’er consent”—consented.
        Byron.—Don Juan, Canto I. Verse 117.
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She hugg’d th’ offender, and forgave th’ offence.
        Dryden.—Cymon and Iphigenia, Line 367.
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