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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Please
 
At once to please and to confound the sight.
        Cowley.—The Davideis, Book III. Line 192.
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We that live to please, must please to live.
        Dr. Johnson.—Prologue 1747, Line 54.
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They who are pleased themselves must always please.
        Thomson.—The Castle of Indolence, Canto I. Stanza 15.
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Behold the child, by nature’s kindly law,
Pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.
        Pope.—Essay on Man, Epistle II. Line 275.
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