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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Eye
 
An eye like Mars, to threaten or command.
        Shakespeare.—Hamlet, Act III. Scene 4. (Hamlet to his Mother.)
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        There lies more peril in thine eye
Than twenty of their swords.
        Shakespeare.—Romeo and Juliet, Act II. Scene 2. (To Juliet.)
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        Eyes, look your last!
Arms, take your last embrace!
        Shakespeare.—Romeo and Juliet, Act V. Scene 3. (Romeo just before taking the poison.)
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Her eye’s dark charm ’twere vain to tell,
But gaze on that of the gazelle,
It will assist thy fancy well.
        Byron.—The Giaour, Line 485.
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I have a good eye, uncle; I can see a church by daylight.
        Shakespeare.—Much Ado About Nothing, Act II. Scene 1.
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The tuneful voice, the eye that spoke the mind,
Are gone, nor leave a single trace behind.
        Lloyd.—The Actor.
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She has an eye that could speak, though her tongue were silent.
        Aaron Hill.—Snake in the Grass, Scene 1.
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Her eye in silence hath a speech
Which eye best understands.
        Southwell.—Love’s Servile Lot.
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