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Thy gown? why, ay;-come, tailor, let us see't. O mercy, God! what masquing stuff is here? What's this? a sleeve? 'tis like a demi-cannon: What, up and down, carv'd like an apple-tart? Here's snip and nip and cut and slish and slash, Like to a censer in a barber's shop:

Why, what i' devil's name, tailor, call'st thou this!

Taming of the Shrew. Act IV. Sc. 3. L. 86.

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Words learn'd by rote a parrot may rehearse,
But talking is not always to converse,
Not more distinct from harmony divine
The constant creaking of a country sign.
COWPER--Conversation. L. 7.

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But far more numerous was the herd of such, Who think too little, and who talk too much. DRYDEN-Absalom and Achitophel. Pt. I. L.

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533.

Whose talk is of bullocks.

Ecclesiasticus. XXXVIII. 25.

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My tongue within my lips I rein;
For who talks much must talk in vain.

GAY-Introduction to the Fables. Pt. I. L. 57.

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Chi parla troppo non può parlar sempre bene. He who talks much cannot always talk well. GOLDONI-Pamela. I. 6.

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Stop not, unthinking, every friend you meet To spin your wordy fabric in the street; While you are emptying your colloquial pack, The fiend Lumbago jumps upon his back.

HOLMES-Urania. A Rhymed Lesson. L. 439.

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No season now for calm, familiar talk. HOMER-Iliad. Bk. XXII. L. 169. POPE'S trans.

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Talk to him of Jacob's ladder, and he would ask the number of the steps.

DOUGLAS JERROLD-A Matter-of-Fact Man.

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