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John Bartlett (1820–1905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.

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Beaumont and Fletcher.
    All your better deeds
Shall be in water writ, but this in marble. 1
          Philaster. Act v. Sc. 3.
    Upon my burned body lie lightly, gentle earth.
          The Maid’s Tragedy. Act i. Sc. 2.
    A soul as white as heaven.
          The Maid’s Tragedy. Act iv. Sc. 1.
    But they that are above
Have ends in everything. 2
          The Maid’s Tragedy. Act v. Sc. 1.
    It shew’d discretion, the best part of valour. 3
          A King and No King. Act iv. Sc. 3.
    There is a method in man’s wickedness,—
It grows up by degrees. 4
          A King and No King. Act v. Sc. 4.
    As cold as cucumbers.
          Cupid’s Revenge. Act i. Sc. 1.
    Calamity is man’s true touchstone. 5
          Four Plays in One: The Triumph of Honour. Sc. 1.
    Kiss till the cow comes home.
          Scornful Lady. Act iii. Sc. 1.
    It would talk,—
Lord! how it talked! 6
          Scornful Lady. Act v. Sc. 1.
    Beggars must be no choosers. 7
          Scornful Lady. Act v. Sc. 3.
    No better than you should be. 8
          The Coxcomb. Act iv. Sc. 3.
Note 1.
See Shakespeare, King Henry VIII, Quotation 27. [back]
Note 2.
See Shakespeare, Hamlet, Quotation 221. [back]
Note 3.
See Shakespeare, King Henry IV. Part I, Quotation 71. [back]
Note 4.
Nemo repente fuit turpissimus (No man ever became extremely wicked all at once).—Juvenal: ii. 83.

Ainsi que la vertu, le crime a ses degrés (As virtue has its degrees, so has vice).—Racine: Phédre, act iv. sc. 2. [back]
Note 5.
Ignis aurum probat, miseria fortes viros (Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men).—Seneca: De Providentia, v. 9. [back]
Note 6.
Then he will talk—good gods! how he will talk!—LEE: Alexander the Great, act i. sc. 3. [back]
Note 7.
See Heywood, Quotation 59. [back]
Note 8.
She is no better than she should be.—Henry Fielding: The Temple Beau, act iv. sc. 3. [back]