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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Thing
 
I had a thing to say;
But I will fit it with some better tune.
        Shakespeare.—King John, Act III. Scene 3. (The King to Hubert.)
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Thou thing of no bowels, thou!
        Shakespeare.—Troilus and Cress., Act II. Scene 1. (Thersites to Ajax.)
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Things bad begun make strong themselves by ill.
        Shakespeare.—Macbeth, Act III. Scene 2. (Macbeth contemplating the murder of Banquo and his Son.)
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A thing devised by the enemy.
        Shakespeare.—King Richard III., Act V. Scene 3. (Richard to Norfolk, after perusing the Note found in his tent.)
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