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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Loving
 
        So loving to my mother,
That he might not beteem the winds of heaven
Visit her face too roughly.
        Shakespeare.—Hamlet, Act I. Scene 2. (Describing his Father’s love for his Mother.)
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        Why, she would hang on him
As if increase of appetite had grown
By what it fed on.
        Shakespeare.—Hamlet, Act I. Scene 2. (Describing his Father’s love for his Mother.)
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The appetite for power grows on what it feeds upon.
        Polybius, VI. 57. (Ramage’s Thoughts from the Greek.)
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