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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
I’ll read you matter deep and dangerous.
        Shakespeare.—King Henry IV., Part I. Act I. Scene 3.
Why, you whoreson round man! What’s the matter?
        Shakespeare.—King Henry IV., Part I. Act II. Scene 4. (The Prince to Falstaff.)
1.  What’s the matter, Furnish?
2.  Nothing, sir; nothing’s the matter.
        Murphy.—The Way to Keep Him, Act II. Scene 1.
        What’s the matter?
Why, murder’s the matter! Slaughter’s the matter!
Killing’s the matter!—But he can tell you the perpendiculars.
        Sheridan.—The Rivals, Act V. Scene 1.
Why, how you stand, girl! you have no more feeling than one of the Derbyshire putrefactions.
        Sheridan.—The Rivals, Act V. Scene 1.
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