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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Meek
 
They can be meek that have no other cause.
        Shakespeare.—Com. of Errors, Act II. Scene 1.
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The flower of meekness on a stem of grace.
        James Montgomery.—The World before the Flood, Canto II.
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O blessed well of love! O flower of grace.
        Spenser.—A hymn of heavenly love, Line 169.
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To Christian meekness sacrifice thy spleen,
And strive thy neighbour’s weaknesses to screen.
        Smollett.—Advice, Line 121.
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