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To take the one the other, by some chance,
Some trick not worth an egg, shall grow dear friends,
And interjoin their issues.
Thou seest, we are not all alone unhappy :
This wide and universal theatre
Presents more woeful pageants than the scene
Wherein we play in.
Sweet prince, the untainted virtue of your years
Hath not yet div'd into the world's deceit:
No more can you distinguish of a man,
Than of his outward show; which, God he knows,
Seldom, or never, jumpeth with the heart.
Nature hath fram'd strange fellows in her time :
Some that will evermore peep through their eyes,
And laugh, like parrots, at a bag-piper ;
And other of such vinegar aspect,
That they'll not show their teeth in way of smile,
Though Nestor swear the jest be laughable.

Y.

YEOMAN.

And you, good yeomen, Whose limbs were made in England, shew us here The mettle of your pasture: let us swear That you are worth your breeding, which I doubt nog; For there is none of you so mean and base, That hath not noble lustre in your eyes.

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DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS.

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DICTION A RY

OF

QUOTATIONS

FROST

THE BRITISH POETS.

IN THREE PARTS.

PART THE SECOND.

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BY THE AUTHOR OF

THE PEERAGE AND BARONETAGE CHARTS, &c. &c. &c.

LONDON:

PRINTED TOR

G. AND W. B. WHITTAKER,

AVE MARIA LANB.

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