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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Husband
 
A good husband makes a good wife at any time.
        Farquhar.—The Inconstant, Act II.
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As the husband is, the wife is:
  Thou art mated with a clown,
And the grossness of his nature
  Will have weight to drag thee down.
        Tennyson.—Locksley Hall, v. 24.
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A corrupt nature which was continually ready to drag them down.
        Rev. Chas. Kingsley, in Village Sermons, No. 10.
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