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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Foe
 
A foe to God was ne’er true friend to man,
Some sinister intent taints all he does.
        Young.—Night VIII. Line 704.
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Curst be the verse how well soe’er it flow,
That tends to make one worthy man my foe.
        Pope.—Prol. to Satires, Line 283.
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Alike reserv’d to blame, or to commend,
A timorous foe and a suspicious friend.
        Pope.—To Arbuthnot, Prol. to Sat. Line 205.
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He makes no friend who never made a foe.
        Tennyson.—Idylls of the King, “Elaine.”
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