|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
| Things that have a common quality ever quickly seek their kind.|
Marcus AureliusMeditations. Ch. IX. 9.
|A demd, damp, moist, unpleasant body!|
DickensNicholas Nickelby. Ch. XXXIV.
|Hard as a piece of the nether millstone.|
Job. XLI. 24.
| Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted?|
Matthew. V. 13.
|Fine by defect, and delicately weak.|
PopeMoral Essays. Ep. II. L. 43.
|That air and harmony of shape express,|
Fine by degrees, and beautifully less.
PriorHenry and Emma. L. 432.
|Come, give us a taste of your quality.|
Hamlet. Act II. Sc. 2. L. 451.
| Innocence in genius, and candor in power, are both noble qualities.|
Madame de StaëlGermany. Pt. II. Ch. VIII.
|Nothing endures but personal qualities.|
Walt WhitmanLeaves of Grass. Song of the Broad-Axe. St. 4.