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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. (1547–1616) (continued)
 
9421
    I am almost frighted out of my seven senses. 1
          Don Quixote. Part i. Book. iii. Chap. ix.
9422
    Within a stone’s throw of it.
          Don Quixote. Part i. Book. iii. Chap. ix.
9423
    Let us make hay while the sun shines. 2
          Don Quixote. Part i. Book. iii. Chap. xi.
9424
    I never thrust my nose into other men’s porridge. It is no bread and butter of mine; every man for himself, and God for us all. 3
          Don Quixote. Part i. Book. iii. Chap. xi.
9425
    Little said is soonest mended. 4
          Don Quixote. Part i. Book. iii. Chap. xi.
9426
    A close mouth catches no flies.
          Don Quixote. Part i. Book. iii. Chap. xi.
9427
    She may guess what I should perform in the wet, if I do so much in the dry.
          Don Quixote. Part i. Book. iii. Chap. xi.
9428
    You are a devil at everything, and there is no kind of thing in the ’versal world but what you can turn your hand to.
          Don Quixote. Part i. Book. iii. Chap. xi.
9429
    It will grieve me so to the heart, that I shall cry my eyes out.
          Don Quixote. Part i. Book. iii. Chap. xi.
9430
    Delay always breeds danger. 5
          Don Quixote. Part i. Book iv. Chap. ii.
9431
    They must needs go whom the Devil drives. 6
          Don Quixote. Part i. Book iv. Chap. iv.
9432
    A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. 7
          Don Quixote. Part i. Book iv. Chap. iv.
9433
    More knave than fool. 8
          Don Quixote. Part i. Book iv. Chap. iv.
9434
    I can tell where my own shoe pinches me; and you must not think, sir, to catch old birds with chaff.
          Don Quixote. Part i. Book iv. Chap. v.
9435
    I never saw a more dreadful battle in my born days.
          Don Quixote. Part i. Book iv. Chap. viii.
9436
    Here is the devil-and-all to pay.
          Don Quixote. Part i. Book iv. Chap. x.
9437
    I begin to smell a rat. 9
          Don Quixote. Part i. Book iv. Chap. x.
 
Note 1.
See Scott, Quotation 62. [back]
Note 2.
See Heywood, Quotation 11. [back]
Note 3.
See Heywood, Quotation 130. [back]
Note 4.
See Wither, Quotation 5. [back]
Note 5.
See Shakespeare, King Henry VI. Part I, Quotation 4. [back]
Note 6.
See Heywood, Quotation 114. [back]
Note 7.
See Heywood, Quotation 67. Also Plutarch, Quotation 164. [back]
Note 8.
See Marlowe, Quotation 9. [back]
Note 9.
See Middleton, Quotation 4. [back]
 

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