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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Parallel
 
He was his only neighbour.
        Buckley’s Translation of Sophocles’ Tragedy of Philoctetes, Page 310.
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None but himself can be his parallel.
        Theobald.—Play of “The Double Falsehood.”
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And, but herself, admits no parallel.
        Massinger.—The Duke of Milan, Act IV. Scene 3.
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She is herself, compared with herself:
For, but herself, she hath no companion.
        Machin.—The Dumb Knight, Act I. Scene 1.
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And may they know no rivals but themselves.
        Ben Jonson.—Sejanus, Act III. Scene 1.
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        Take this from me,
None but thyself could write a verse for thee.
        R. Brideoake.—On Ben Jonson’s Death.
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No Like. We’ll be ourselves similitude.
        Suckling.—Brennoralt, Act IV.
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To me, there is none like you but yourself.
        From the Address of a grateful Hindoo to Sir William Jones; Lord Teignmouth’s Memoir of Sir William’s Life.
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