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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Desert
 
Use every man after his desert, and who should ’scape whipping!
        Shakespeare.—Hamlet, Act II. Scene 2. (The Prince to Polonius.)
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O, your desert speaks loud; and I should wrong it to lock it in the wards of covert bosom.
        Shakespeare.—Measure for Measure, Act V. Scene 1. (The Duke to Angelo.)
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