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...springs, What mighty contests rise from trivial things. _Rape of the Lock, Canto I_. A. POPE.
Beware Of entrance to a quarrel; but, being in, Bear 't that the opposed may beware of thee. _Hamlet, Act i. Sc. 3_. SHAKESPEARE.
Those who in quarrels interpose, Must often wipe a bloody nose. _Fables: The Mastiffs_.. J. GAY.
But greatly to find quarrel in a straw When honor's at the stake. _Hamlet, Act iv. Sc. 4_. SHAKESPEARE.
In a false quarrel there is no true valor._Much Ado about Nothing, Act v. Sc. 1_. SHAKESPEARE.
I'm armed with more than complete steel, The justice of my quarrel. _Lust's Dominion, Act iii. Sc. 4_. C. MARLOWE.
The Clouds consign their treasures to the fields; And, softly shaking on the dimpled pool Prelusive drops, let all their moisture flow, In large effusion, o'er the freshened world. _The Seasons: Spring_. J. THOMSON.
Drip, drip, the rain comes falling, Rain in the woods, rain on the... Shakespeare, William
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