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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Town
 
The town has tinged the country, and the stain
Appears a spot upon a vestal’s robe,
The worse for what it soils.
        Cowper.—The Task, Book IV. Line 553.
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1.  The town talks of nothing else,
2.  I am very sorry, ma’am, the town has so little to do.
        Sheridan.—The School for Scandal, Act I. Scene 1.
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