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The dog is turned to his own vomit again; and the sow that was washed, to her wallowing in the mire. *

Chap. II.

Verse 22.

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The iron entered into his soul.

The Book of Common Prayer.
Psalm cv.

Verse 18.

* “ As a dog returneth to his vomit, so a fool returneth to his folly.-PROVERBs xxvi. 11.

Miscellaneous Quotations.

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RICHARD LOVELACE.

Stone walls do not a prison make,
Nor iron bars a cage.

To Althea from Prison.

CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE.

Come live with me and be

my

love. The Passionate Shepherd to his Love,

TOBIN.

The man that lays his hand upon

a woman, Save in the way of kindness, is a wretch Whom 't were gross flattery to name a coward.

The Honey Moon. Act II.

Scene I.

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L EE.

When Greeks join'd Greeks, then was the tug of war.

Alexander the Great. Act 1v. Scene 1.

CONGREVE.

Ferdinand Mendez Pinto was but a type of thee, chou liar of the first magnitude !* Love for Love. Act 11.

Scene 1.

Music has charms to sooth a savage breast,
To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak;
I've read that things inanimate have moved,
And, as with living souls, have been inform’d,
By magic numbers and persuasive sound.

The Mourning Bride. Act i.

Scene 1.

* It is very unusual to hear this line correctly used. “ When Greek meets Greek, then comes the tug of war,” is the way we hear it generally given.

† Ferdinand Mendez Pinto was a celebrated Portuguese navigator. He published an account of his travels, which contained so much of the marvellous that his name became a by-word for extravagant fiction.

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