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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
 
Challenge
 
If not, resolve, before we go,
That you and I must pull a crow.
Y’ ’ad best (quoth Ralpho), as the Ancients
Say wisely, have a care o’ the main chance.
        Butler—Hudibras. Pt. II. Canto II. L. 499.
  1
          I never in my life
Did hear a challenge urg’d more modestly,
Unless a brother should a brother dare
To gentle exercise and proof of arms.
        Henry IV. Pt. I. Act V. Sc. 2. L. 52.
  2
          There I throw my gage,
To prove it on thee to the extremest point
Of mortal breathing.
        Richard II. Act IV. Sc. 1. L. 46.
  3
But thou liest in thy throat; that is not the matter I challenge thee for.
        Twelfth Night. Act III. Sc. 4. L. 172.
  4
  An I thought he had been valiant and so cunning in fence, I’ld have seen him damned ere I’ld have challenged him.
        Twelfth Night. Act III. Sc. 4. L. 311.
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