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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Promise
 
If the reader pleases to look back, he will find me engaged by a promissory note, to subjoin a Descant upon Creation.
        Hervey.—Descant upon Creation.
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An acre of Performance is worth the whole land of Promise.
        Howell.—Familiar Letters, Book IV. No. 33.
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