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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Applaud
 
I would applaud thee to the very echo
That should applaud again.
        Shakespeare.—Macbeth, Act V. Scene 3. (Macbeth to the Doctor.)
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APPLAUSE.—The applause of a single human being is of great consequence.
        Dr. Johnson, 1780 (Boswell).
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        So was that which
From the Alehouse and the inn
  Opening on the narrow street,
Came the loud convivial din,
  Singing and applause of feet.
        Longfellow.—Oliver Basselin, Verse 7.
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