|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
|If not, resolve, before we go,|
That you and I must pull a crow.
Y ad best (quoth Ralpho), as the Ancients
Say wisely, have a care o the main chance.
ButlerHudibras. Pt. II. Canto II. L. 499.
| I never in my life|
Did hear a challenge urgd more modestly,
Unless a brother should a brother dare
To gentle exercise and proof of arms.
Henry IV. Pt. I. Act V. Sc. 2. L. 52.
| There I throw my gage,|
To prove it on thee to the extremest point
Of mortal breathing.
Richard II. Act IV. Sc. 1. L. 46.
|But thou liest in thy throat; that is not the matter I challenge thee for.|
Twelfth Night. Act III. Sc. 4. L. 172.
| An I thought he had been valiant and so cunning in fence, Ild have seen him damned ere Ild have challenged him.|
Twelfth Night. Act III. Sc. 4. L. 311.