|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
|Vow me no vows.|
Beaumont and FletcherWit without Money. Act IV. Sc. 4.
| Better is it that thou shouldest not vow, than that thou shouldest vow and not pay.|
Ecclesiastes. V. 5.
|Oh, why should vows so fondly made,|
Be broken ere the morrow,
To one who loves as never maid
Loved in this world of sorrow?
HoggThe Broken Heart.
|Vows with so much passion, swears with so much grace,|
That tis a kind of Heaven to be deluded by him.
Nathaniel LeeRival Queens. Act I. Sc. 1.
| Ease would recant|
Vows made in pain, as violent and void.
MiltonParadise Lost. Bk. IV. L. 96.
|Let us embrace, and from this very moment|
Vow an eternal misery together.
Thomas OtwayThe Orphan. Act IV. Sc. 1.
|Ay, springes to catch woodcocks. I do know|
When the blood burns, how prodigal the soul
Lends the tongue vows.
Hamlet. Act I. Sc. 3. (Lends in quarto, gives in folio.)