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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Leap
 
Methinks, it were an easy leap
To pluck bright honour from the pale-faced moon.
        Shakespeare.—King Henry IV., Part I. Act I. Scene 3. (Hotspur with Northumberland and Worcester.)
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1.  There, Sir, I challenge you, and matrimony’s the spot where I expect you.
2.  ’Tis enough, I’ll not fail.
(Aside) So now I’m in for Hobbes’ voyage, a great leap in the dark.
        Vanbrugh.—The Provoked Wife, Act V. Scene 3.
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