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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Better
 
A better man than his father.
        Smart’s Horace.—Book I. Ode 15.
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The better part of valour is discretion; in the which better part I have saved my life.
        Shakespeare.—King Henry IV., Part I. Act V. Scene 4. (Falstaff, after he had fallen down as if dead.)
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        Poor Jack, farewell!
I could have better spared a better man.
        Shakespeare.—King Henry IV., Part I. Act V. Scene 4. (Prince Henry, who supposed him dead.)
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