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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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William Shakespeare. (1564–1616) (continued)
 
1348
    Sleep shall neither night nor day
Hang upon his pent-house lid.
          Macbeth. Act i. Sc. 3.
1349
    Dwindle, peak, and pine.
          Macbeth. Act i. Sc. 3.
1350
    What are these
So wither’d and so wild in their attire,
That look not like the inhabitants o’ the earth,
And yet are on ’t?
          Macbeth. Act i. Sc. 3.
1351
    If you can look into the seeds of time,
And say which grain will grow and which will not.
          Macbeth. Act i. Sc. 3.
1352
    Stands not within the prospect of belief.
          Macbeth. Act i. Sc. 3.
1353
    The earth hath bubbles as the water has,
And these are of them.
          Macbeth. Act i. Sc. 3.
1354
    The insane root
That takes the reason prisoner.
          Macbeth. Act i. Sc. 3.
1355
    And oftentimes, to win us to our harm,
The instruments of darkness tell us truths,
Win us with honest trifles, to betray ’s
In deepest consequence.
          Macbeth. Act i. Sc. 3.
1356
    Two truths are told,
As happy prologues to the swelling act
Of the imperial theme.
          Macbeth. Act i. Sc. 3.
1357
    And make my seated heart knock at my ribs,
Against the use of nature. Present fears
Are less than horrible imaginings.
          Macbeth. Act i. Sc. 3.
1358
    Nothing is
But what is not.
          Macbeth. Act i. Sc. 3.
1359
    If chance will have me king, why, chance may crown me.
          Macbeth. Act i. Sc. 3.
1360
    Come what come may,
Time and the hour runs through the roughest day.
          Macbeth. Act i. Sc. 3.
 

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