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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Lying
 
Lydia, you ought to know that lying don’t become a young woman.
        Sheridan.—The Rivals, Act III. Scene 3.
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Lord, lord, how the world is given to lying! I grant you I was down, and out of breath; and so was he: but we rose both at an instant, and fought a long hour by Shrewsbury clock.
        Shakespeare.—King Henry IV., Part I. Act V. Scene 4. (Falstaff to Prince Henry and Prince John.)
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If I do lie, and do no harm by it, though the gods hear, I hope they’ll pardon it.
        Shakespeare.—Cymbeline, Act IV. Scene 2. (Imogen to Lucius.)
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