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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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William Shakespeare. (1564–1616) (continued)
 
399
    Home-keeping youth have ever homely wits.
          The Two Gentleman of Verona. Act i. Sc. 1.
400
    I have no other but a woman’s reason:
I think him so, because I think him so.
          The Two Gentleman of Verona. Act i. Sc. 2.
401
    O, how this spring of love resembleth
The uncertain glory of an April day!
          The Two Gentleman of Verona. Act i. Sc. 3.
402
    And if it please you, so; if not, why, so.
          The Two Gentleman of Verona. Act ii. Sc. 1.
403
    O jest unseen, inscrutable, invisible,
As a nose on a man’s face, 1 or a weathercock on a steeple.
          The Two Gentleman of Verona. Act ii. Sc. 1.
404
    She is mine own,
And I as rich in having such a jewel
As twenty seas, if all their sand were pearl,
The water nectar, and the rocks pure gold.
          The Two Gentleman of Verona. Act ii. Sc. 4.
405
    He makes sweet music with th’ enamell’d stones,
Giving a gentle kiss to every sedge
He overtaketh in his pilgrimage.
          The Two Gentleman of Verona. Act ii. Sc. 7.
406
    That man that hath a tongue, I say, is no man,
If with his tongue he cannot win a woman.
          The Two Gentleman of Verona. Act iii. Sc. 1.
407
    Except I be by Sylvia in the night,
There is no music in the nightingale.
          The Two Gentleman of Verona. Act iii. Sc. 1.
408
    A man I am, cross’d with adversity.
          The Two Gentleman of Verona. Act iv. Sc. 1.
409
    Is she not passing fair?
          The Two Gentleman of Verona. Act iv. Sc. 4.
410
    How use doth breed a habit in a man! 2
          The Two Gentleman of Verona. Act v. Sc. 4.
411
    O heaven! were man
But constant, he were perfect.
          The Two Gentleman of Verona. Act v. Sc. 4.
412
    Come not within the measure of my wrath.
          The Two Gentleman of Verona. Act v. Sc. 4.
413
    I will make a Star-chamber matter of it.
          The Merry Wives of Windsor. Act i. Sc. 1.
414
    All his successors gone before him have done ’t; and all his ancestors that come after him may.
          The Merry Wives of Windsor. Act i. Sc. 1.
 
Note 1.
As clear and as manifest as the nose in a man’s face.—Robert Burton: Anatomy of Melancholy, part iii. sect. 3, memb. 4, subsect. 1. [back]
Note 2.
Custom is almost second nature.—Plutarch: Preservation of Health. [back]
 

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