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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Doubt
 
Doubt thou the stars are fire;
  Doubt that the sun doth move;
Doubt truth to be a liar;
  But never doubt, I love.
        Shakespeare.—Hamlet, Act II. Scene 2. (Lines sent by Hamlet to Ophelia.)
  1
He wanted a peg to hang his thoughts upon.
        Sir Thomas More.—His Household, Page 17.
  2
Make me to see’t; or, at the least, so prove it,
That the probation bear no hinge, nor loop,
To hang a doubt on: or woe upon thy life!
        Shakespeare.—Othello, Act III. Scene 3. (Othello to Iago.)
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Never do any thing, concerning the rectitude of which you have a doubt.
        Pliny, Jun.—Chap. i. Line 18.
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