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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Mock—Mocking
 
Ruin seize thee, ruthless king!
  Confusion on thy banners wait,
Though fann’d by conquest’s crimson wing,
  They mock the air with idle state.
        Gray.—The Bard, Line 1.
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Mocking the air with colours idly spread.
        Shakespeare.—King John, Act V. Scene 1.
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