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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
So let him stand, through ages yet unborn,
Fix’d statue on the pedestal of Scorn.
        Byron—Curse of Minerva. L. 206.
He will laugh thee to scorn.
        Ecclesiasticus. XIII. 7.
                He hears
On all sides, from innumerable tongues
A dismal universal hiss, the sound
Of public scorn.
        MiltonParadise Lost. Bk. X. L. 506.
A drop of patience: but, alas, to make me
A fixed figure, for the time of scorn
To point his slow unmoving finger at!
        Othello. Act IV. Sc. 2. L. 53. In the folio: “The fixed figure for the time of scorn / To point his slow and moving finger at.”
O, what a deal of scorn looks beautiful
In the contempt and anger of his lip!
        Twelfth Night. Act III. Sc. 1. L. 156.

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