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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Know
 
Know’st thou the land where bloom the orange bowers,
Where through dark foliage gleam the citron’s dyes?
        Mrs. Hemans.—The Last Constantine, Stanza 59.
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Know’st thou the land where bloom the citron bow’rs,
Where the gold-orange lights the dusky grove?
        Mrs. Hemans.—Mignon’s Song, Page 547.
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Know ye the land where the cypress and myrtle
  Are emblems of deeds that are done in their clime;
Where the rage of the vulture, the love of the turtle,
  Now melt into sorrow, now madden to crime?
        Byron.—Bride of Abydos, Canto I. Verse 1.
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Know then thyself, presume not God to scan,
The proper study of mankind is man.
        Pope.—Essay on Man, Epi. II.
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Lord, we know what we are, but know not what we may be.
        Shakespeare.—Hamlet, Act IV. Scene 5. (Ophelia to the King.) Davenant.—The Philosopher and Lover ante Ignorance.
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