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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Merry
 
I had rather have a fool to make me merry, than experience to make me sad.
        Shakespeare.—As You Like It, Act IV. Scene 1.
  1
I am not merry; but I do beguile
The thing I am, by seeming otherwise.
        Shakespeare.—Othello, Act II. Scene 1.
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I am never merry when I hear sweet music.
        Shakespeare.—Merchant of Venice, Act V. Scene 1.
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Jog on, jog on, the footpath way,
  And merrily hent the style—a;
A merry heart goes all the day,
  Your sad tires in a mile—a.
        Shakespeare.—Winter’s Tale, Act IV. Scene 2.
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How oft, when men are at the point of death,
Have they been merry?
        Shakespeare.—Romeo and Juliet, Act V. Scene 3. (Romeo at Juliet’s tomb.)
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And if you can be merry then, I’ll say
A man may weep upon his wedding day.
        Shakespeare.—King Henry VIII., Prologue, last lines.
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