|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
| Squinting upon the lustre|
Of the rich Rings which on his fingers glistre;
And, snuffing with a wrythed nose the Amber,
The Musk and Civet that perfumd the chamber.
Du BartasDivine Weekes and Workes. Second Week. Third Day. Pt. III.
| Nothing is thought rare|
Which is not new, and followd; yet we know
That what was worn some twenty years ago
Comes into grace again.
Beaumont and FletcherPrologue to the Noble Gentleman. L. 4.
|He is only fantastical that is not in fashion.|
BurtonAnatomy of Melancholy. Pt. III. Sec. II. Memb. 2. Subsect. 3.
|And as the French we conquerd once,|
Now give us laws for pantaloons,
The length of breeches and the gathers,
Port-cannons, periwigs, and feathers.
ButlerHudibras. Pt. I. Canto III. L. 923.
|Fashiona word which knaves and fools may use,|
Their knavery and folly to excuse.
ChurchillRosciad. L. 455.
|As good be out of the World as out of the Fashion.|
Colley CibberLoves Last Shift. Act II.
|The fashion of this world passeth away.|
I Corinthians. VII. 31.
|The glass of fashion and the mould of form,|
The observd of all observers.
Hamlet. Act III. Sc. 1. L. 161.
|Their clothes are after such a pagan cut too,|
That, sure, theyve worn out Christendom.
Henry VIII. Act I. Sc. 3. L. 14.
| You, sir, I entertain for one of my hundred; only I do not like the fashion of your garments.|
King Lear. Act III. Sc. 6. L. 83.
| I see that the fashion wears out more apparel than the man.|
Much Ado About Nothing. Act III. Sc. 3. L. 148.
|Ill be at charges for a looking-glass,|
And entertain some score or two of tailors,
To study fashions to adorn my body:
Since I am crept in favour with myself,
I will maintain it with some little cost.
Richard III. Act I. Sc. 2. L. 256.