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bird, useth the sparrow: did oppress our nest; grew by our feeding to so great a bulk, that even our love durst not come near your sight, for fear of swallowing; but with nimble wing we were enforc'd, for safety sake, to fly.--WOR. V., 1.

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King Benry the Fourth.

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All is well, keep it so: wake not a sleeping wolf. Ch. Just. Act I., Scene 2.

A good wit will make use of any thing.--FAL. I., 2.

A cause on foot, lives so in hope, as in an early spring we see the appearing buds; which, to prove fruit, hope gives not so much warrant, as despair, that frosts will bite them.—BARD. I., 3.

An habitation giddy and unsure hath he, that buildeth on the vulgar heart.-ARCH. I., 3.

A good heart's worth gold.—Host. II., 4.

Are these things then necessities? then let us meet them like necessities.-K. HEN. III., 1.

A rotten case abides no handling.-- WEST. IV., 1.

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Against ill chances, men are ever merry; but heaviness foreruns the good event.–Arch. IV., 2.

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From Rumour's tongues they bring smooth comforts false, worse than true wrongs.—Rum., Induction,

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He was, indeed, the glass wherein the noble youth did dress themselves.-LADY P. II., 3.

How many thousand of my poorest subjects are at this hour asleep!-Sleep, gentle sleep, nature's soft nurse, how have I frighted thee, that thou no more wilt weigh my eye-lips down, and steep my senses in forgetfulness-K. HEN. III., 1.

How chances mock, and changes fill the cup of alteration with divers liquors !-K. HEN. III., 1.

How quickly nature falls into revolt, when gold becomes her object !--K. HEN. IV., 4.

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How ill white hairs become a fool, and jester!KING, V., 2.

I I can get no remedy against this consumption of the purse: borrowing only lingers and lingers it out, but the disease is incurable.-FAL. I., 2.

It never yet did hurt, to lay down likelihoods, and forms of hope.-Hast. I., 3.

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I will not undergo this sneak without reply.–FAL. II., 1.

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In everything, the purpose must weigh with the folly.-P. HEN. II., 2.

If we do now make our atonement well, our peace will, like a broken limb united, grow stronger for the breaking.–ARCH. IV., 1.

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P. Hen. I never thought to hear you speak again.

K. Hen. Thy wish was father, Harry, to that thought; I stay too long by thee, I weary thee. Dost thou so hunger for my empty chair, that thou wilt needs invest thee with mine honours before thy hour be ripe ?— IV., 4.

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Let the end try the man.-P. HEN. II., 2.

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May this be wash'd in Lethe, and forgotten KING, V., 2.

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Necessity so bow'd the state that I and greatness were compell’d to kiss.-K. HEN. III., 1.

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O polish'd perturbation! golden care! that keep'st the ports of slumbers open wide to many a watchful night !-P. HEN. IV., 4.

0, pardon me, my liege! but for my tears, the moist impediments unto my speech, I had forestall’d this dear and deep rebuke, ere you with grief had spoke, and I had heard the course of it so far. There is your crown; and He that wears the crown immortally, long guard it yours -P. HEN. IV., 4.

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Past, and to come, seem best; things present, worst. -ARCH. I., 3.

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Rumour is a pipe blown by surmises, jealousy, conjectures; and of so easy and so plain a stop, that the blunt monster with uncounted heads, the still-discordant wavering multitude, can play upon it.-Rum., Induction.

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Rumour doth double, like the voice and echo.WAR. III., 1.

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See, what a ready tongue suspicion hath! he, that but fears the thing he would not know, hath, by instinct, knowledge from others' eyes, that what he fear'd is chanced.-NORTH. I., 1.

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The whiteness in thy cheek is apter than thy tongue to tell thy errand.—North. I., 1.

Thou hast a sigh to blow away this praise.-NORTH. I., 1.

The first bringer of unwelcome news hath but a losing office.-NORTH. I., 1.

The thing that's heavy in itself, upon enforcement, flies with greatest speed.-Mor. I., 1.

'Tis with my mind, as with the tide swell’d up unto its height, that makes a still-stand, running neither way.-NORTH. II., 3.

Then, happy low, lie down! uneasy lies the head that wears a crown.-K. HEN. III., 1.

There is a history in all men's lives, figuring the nature of the times deceas'd: the which observ’d, a man may prophecy, with a near aim, of the main chance of things as yet not come to life; which in their seeds, and weak beginnings, lie intreasured.—WAR. III., 1.

Thou hid'st a thousand daggers in thy thoughts ; which thou hast whetted on thy stony heart, to stab at half an hour of my life.-K. HEN. IV., 4.

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We are time's subjects, and time bids be gone.Hast. I., 3.

Will fortune never come with both hands full, but write her fair words still in foulest letters ? She either gives a stomach, and no food, -such are the poor, in health ; or else a feast, and takes away the stomach,such are the rich, that have abundance, and enjoy it not.-K. HEN. IV., 4.

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