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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Foot
 
Come on, my lords, the better foot before.
        Shakespeare.—Titus Andronicus, Act II. Scene 4. (Aaron with Quintus and Martius.)
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Nay, but make haste: the better foot before.
        Shakespeare.—King John, Act IV. Scene 2. (The King.)
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        So light a foot
Will ne’er wear out the everlasting flint.
        Shakespeare.—Romeo and Juliet, Act II. Scene 6. (The Friar as Juliet enters.)
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So lightly walks, she not one mark imprints,
Nor brushes off the dews, nor soils the tints.
        Churchill.—Gotham, Book II. Line 217.
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