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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Jephtha
 
O Jephtha, judge of Israel,—what a treasure hadst thou!
        Shakespeare.—Hamlet, Act II. Scene 2. (Hamlet and Polonius.)
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Alas, my daughter! thou hast brought me low!
The timbrel at her rooted feet resounds.
        Grahame.—Biblical Pictures. (Jephtha’s Vow.)
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The daughter of the warrior Gileadite,
  A maiden pure; as when she went along
From Mizpeh’s tower’d gate with welcome light,
  With timbrel and with song.
        Tennyson.—A Dream of fair Women.
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