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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Hanged
 
If he be not born to be hanged, our case is miserable.
        Shakespeare.—The Tempest, Act I. Scene 1. (Gonzalo.)
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Go, go, begone, to save your ship from wrack;
Which cannot perish, having thee aboard,
Being destin’d to a drier death on shore.
        Shakespeare.—Two Gentlemen of Verona, Act I. Scene 1.
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I’ll see thee hanged on Sunday first.
        Shakespeare.—Taming of the Shrew, Act II. Scene 1. (Kate to Petruchio.)
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Don Scipio.  I’ll have you hanged, you villain!
Spado.  Hanged! dear sir, ’twould be the death of me.
        O’Keeffe.—Castle of Andalusia, Act III. Scene 4.
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I’ll see thee hang’d first.
        Beaumont and Fletcher.—Knight of the Pestle, Act I. Scene 4. Suckling.—The Goblins, Act I.
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What business had you to speak of a halter in a family where one of it was hanged?
        Cervantes.—Don Quixote.
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