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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Feast
 
There St. John mingles with my friendly bowl
The feast of reason and the flow of soul.
        Pope.—Horace imitated, Sat. I. Line 127. (To Fortescue.)
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The latter end of a fray, and the beginning of a feast,
Fits a dull fighter and a keen guest.
        Shakespeare.—King Henry IV., Part I. Act IV. Scene 2. (Falstaff.)
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They have been at a great feast of languages, and stolen the scraps.
        Shakespeare.—Love’s Labour’s Lost, Act V. Scene 1. (Moth to Costard.)
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