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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Lingering
 
Lingering and sitting by a new made grave,
As loth to leave the body that it lov’d.
        Milton.—Comus.
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Lingering with a fond delay.
        Collins.—Ode on the Superstitions of Scotland, Line 2.
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Still linger, in our northern clime,
Some remnants of the good old time;
And still, within our valleys here,
We hold the kindred title dear.
        Scott.—Marmion, Canto VI. Introd. Line 86.
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