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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Girdle
 
I’ll put a girdle round about the earth
In forty minutes.
        Shakespeare.—Midsummer Night’s Dream, Act II. Scene 2. (Puck to Oberon.)
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To put a girdle round about the world.
        George Chapman.—Bussy D’Ambois, Act I. Massinger.—The Maid of Honour, Act I. Scene 1.
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