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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Want
 
Their wants but few, their wishes all confined.
        Goldsmith.—The Traveller, Line 210.
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For every want that stimulates the breast
Becomes a source of pleasure when redrest.
        Goldsmith.—The Traveller, Line 213.
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His wit being snuft by want, burnt clear.
        Thomas Killegrew.—The Parson’s Wedding, Act I. Scene 1.
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God forbid that ever such a scoundrel as Want should dare to approach me.
        Swift.—To Bolingbroke, 31st Oct., 1729.
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