|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Ye take too much upon you, ye sons of Levi.|
Moses.The Book of Numbers, Chap. xvi. Verse 7.
|Nay, take my life and all, pardon not that;|
You take my house when you do take the prop
That doth sustain my house; you take my life
When you do take the means whereby I live.
Shakespeare.Merchant of Venice, Act IV. Scene 1. (Shylock, after the division of his wealth.)
|Take any shape but that, and my firm nerves|
Shall never tremble.
Shakespeare.Macbeth, Act III. Scene 4. (On seeing the Ghost of Banquo.)
|Take, oh, take those lips away!|
Shakespeare.A Song in Measure for Measure, Act IV. Scene 1; and in The Bloody Brother of Beaumont and Fletcher, Act V. Scene 2.
|Take thy auld cloak about thee.|
Shakespeare.Othello, Act II. Sc. 3; Ramsays Tea Table Miscellany; and 1 Percy Reliques.
|Take what he gives, since to rebel is vain;|
The bad grows better, which we well sustain;
And could we choose the time, and choose aright,
Tis best to die, our honour at the height.
Dryden.Palamon and Arcite, Book III. Line 1086.