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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Trumpet
 
The Moor, I know his trumpet.
        Shakespeare.—Othello, Act II. Scene 1. (Iago to Cassio and Desdemona.)
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Be thou the trumpet of our wrath,
And sullen presage of your own decay.
        Shakespeare.—King John, Act I. Scene 1. (The King to Chatillon.)
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I never heard the old song of Percy and Douglas that I found not my heart moved more than with a trumpet.
        Sidney.—An Apology for Poetry, Page 46, Arber’s Reprint A.D. 1868.
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