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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
 
Banishment
 
The world was all before them, where to choose
Their place of rest, and Providence their guide;
They, hand in hand, with wandering steps and slow,
Through Eden took their solitary way.
        MiltonParadise Lost. Bk. XII. L. 646.
  1
Had we no other quarrel else to Rome, but that
Thou art thence banish’d, we would muster all
From twelve to seventy; and pouring war
Into the bowels of ungrateful Rome,
Like a bold flood o’erbear.
        Coriolanus. Act IV. Sc. 5. L. 133.
  2
  No, my good lord: banish Peto, banish Bardolph, banish Poins; but for sweet Jack Falstaff, kind Jack Falstaff, true Jack Falstaff, valiant Jack Falstaff, and therefore more valiant, being as he is old Jack Falstaff, banish not him thy Harry’s company: banish plump Jack and banish all the world.
        Henry IV. Pt. I. Act II. Sc. 4. L. 520.
  3
Have stooped my neck under your injuries
And sighed my English breath in foreign clouds,
Eating the bitter bread of banishment.
        Richard II. Act III. Sc. 1. L. 19.
  4
          Banished?
O friar, the damned use that word in hell;
Howlings attend it: How hast thou the heart,
Being a divine, a ghostly confessor,
A sin-absolver, and my friend profess’d,
To mangle me with that word—banished?
        Romeo and Juliet. Act III. Sc. 3. L. 47.
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