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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Gown
 
Cedant arma togæ, &c.
        Cicero.—Let the sword give place to the gown, the laurel yield to the tongue. Riley’s Dict. Lat. Quot.
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Secretary, fetch the gown I use to read petitions in.
        Fletcher.—The Woman-hater, Act V. Scene 1.
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I tell thee, I, that thou hast marr’d her gown.
        Shakespeare.—Taming of the Shrew, Act IV. Scene 3. (Petruchio to the Haberdasher.)
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