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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Teeth
 
Teeth, like falling snow
For white, were placed in a double row.
        Cowley.—Constantia and Philetus, Verse 4.
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Such a pearly row of teeth, that sovereignty would have pawned her jewels for them.
        Sterne.—Tristram Shandy, Vol. VII. Chap. 8.
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For her teeth, where there is one of ivory, its neighbour is pure ebony, black and white alternately, just like the keys of a harpsichord.
        Sheridan.—The Duenna, Act II. Scene 3.
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