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1) 36376. Lincoln, Abraham. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...QUOTATION:If he talks ambiguously-talks for his country with "buts" and "ifs" and "ands." ATTRIBUTION:Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), U.S. president. Letter to Erastus...

2) Act V. Scene I. Dekker, Thomas. 1909-14. The Shoemaker's Holiday. The Harvard Classics
...must make us two happy or miserable; therefore, if you— EYRE. Away with these ifs and ands, Hans, and these et caeteras! By mine honour, Rowland Lacy, none but the...

3) if. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...She will play the piano only if she is paid. 2. Although possibly; even though: It is a handsome if useless trinket. 3. Whether: Ask if he plans to come to the meeting....

4) 74. A Rustic Song. Anthony C. Deane. Modern British Poetry
...spakes 25 Ye've got to find if ye can; A wunnerful difference spellin' makes In the 'ands of a competent man! I mayn't knaw mooch o' corliflower plants, I mayn't...

5) §16. Thomas Kyd s early work. VII. Marlowe and Kyd. Vol. 5. The Drama to 1642, Part One. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...from Italian and French. The reference to the botching up of blank verse with ifs and ands seems to be explained by a line in The Spanish Tragedie; 17 and the ridiculed...

6) §1. Details of Southey s Life. VIII. Southey. Vol. 11. The Period of the French Revolution. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...to draw profit from professional work which left time for writing; if several other ifs and ands had transformed themselves in the practical fashion of the saying—not...

7) Chapter XXXV. A Double Reef-Top-Sail Breeze-Scurvy-A Friend in Need-Preparing for Port-The Gulf Stream. Dana, Richard Henry, Jr. 1909-14. Two Years before the Mast. The Harvard Classics
...came on in the usual manner, and of which one is a specimen of all.—A fine afternoon; all hands at work, some in the rigging, and others on deck; a stiff breeze,...

8) Grammar & Punctuation. Fowler, H. W. 1908. The King's English
...comma before as well as after the clause or phrase at the end of which the present comma stands. The extra commas would be after earth, victims, Schleiden. To see...

9) Essay Supplementary to Preface. William Wordsworth (1815). 1909-14. Famous Prefaces. The Harvard Classics
...losing anything of its quickness; and for active faculties, capable of answering the demands which an Author of original imagination shall make upon them, associated...

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