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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
 
Scorn
 
So let him stand, through ages yet unborn,
Fix’d statue on the pedestal of Scorn.
        Byron—Curse of Minerva. L. 206.
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He will laugh thee to scorn.
        Ecclesiasticus. XIII. 7.
  2
                He hears
On all sides, from innumerable tongues
A dismal universal hiss, the sound
Of public scorn.
        MiltonParadise Lost. Bk. X. L. 506.
  3
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.”
  4
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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