|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
|Thank you for nothing.|
CervantesDon Quixote. Pt. I. Bk. III. Ch. VIII.
|When Im not thankd at all, Im thankd enough,|
Ive done my duty, and Ive done no more.
Henry FieldingThe Life and Death of Tom Thumb the Great. Act I. Sc. 3.
|I am glad that he thanks God for anything.|
Samuel JohnsonBoswells Life of Johnson. (1775).
| To receive honestly is the best thanks for a good thing.|
George MacDonaldMary Marston. Ch. V.
| Your bounty is beyond my speaking;|
But though my mouth be dumb, my heart shall thank you.
Nicholas RoweJane Shore. Act II. Sc. 1.
|Thou thoughtst to help me; and such thanks I give|
As one near death to those that wish him live.
Alls Well That Ends Well. Act II. Sc. 1. L. 133.
|Let never day nor night unhallowd pass,|
But still remember what the Lord hath done.
Henry VI. Pt. II. Act II. Sc. 1. L. 85.
| How sharper than a serpents tooth it is|
To have a thankless child.
King Lear. Act I. Sc. 4. L. 310.
|From too much love of living,|
From hope and fear set free,
We thank with brief thanksgiving
Whatever gods may be,
That no life lives forever,
That dead men rise up never;
That even the weariest river
Winds somewhere safe to sea.
SwinburneThe Garden of Proserpine. St. 11.