|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Pray, sir, whats your opinion of affairs in general?|
Kenney.Raising the Wind, Act I. Scene 1.
|Opinion! which on crutches walks,|
And sounds the words another talks.
Lloyd.The Poet, Line 55.
|Fish not with this melancholy bait|
For this fool gudgeon, this opinion.
Shakespeare.The Merchant of Venice, Act I. Scene 1.
|Opinion, that great fool, makes fools of all.|
Field.To Mr. John Fletcher.
|A plague of opinion! a man may wear it on both sides, like a leathern jerkin.|
Shakespeare.Troilus and Cressida, Act III. Scene 3. (Thersites to Achilles.)
|We will proceed no further in this business:|
He hath honourd me of late; and I have bought
Golden opinions from all sorts of people,
Which would be worn now in their newest gloss,
Not cast aside so soon.
Shakespeare.Macbeth, Act I. Scene 7.