Who Wrote Don Quixote?

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I was born free.
Pt. l, ch. 14

I was born free.
Julius Caesar, 1, ii

And the Devill, raising brabbles in the air,
Pt. 2., ch. 25

In private brabble did we apprehend him.
Twelfth Night, 5, i

This pretty brabble will undo us all.
Titus Andronicus, 2, i

She hath a good broken-mouth'd pot at her left side, that holds a pretty scantling of wine.
Pt. 2, ch. 25

The success, although particular, shall give a scantling of good or bad unto the general.
Troilis and Cressida, 1, iii

The beginning of health consists in knowing the infirmity and that the sick man be willing to take the medicines that the Physician ordaines.
Pt. 2, ch. 60

A Mans owne Observation,
what he finds good of, and what
what he finds hurt of, is
the best Physicke to
preserve Health.
Essays, "Of Regiment of Health"

All these exploits are, have bin, and shall be the workes of fame, which mortals desire as a reward, and part of the immortalitie, which their famous actes deserve.
Pt. 2, ch. 8

Fame is of that force, as there is scarcely any great action wherein it hath not a great part.
Essays, "Of Fame"

Truth is stretcht but never breakes, and tramples on the lie, as oyle doth upon water.
Part 2, ch. 10

It is not the lie, that passeth through the Minde, but the lie that sinketh in, that doth the hurt.
Essays, "Of Truth"

I want that glib and oily art - to speak and purpose not.
King Lear, 1, i

walls have ears.
Pt. 2 ch. 48

No remedy when walls hear without warning.
Midsummer Night's Dream, 5, i

And it more tormenteth me
That I feele, yet must conceale.
Pt. 2, ch. 38

But break, my heart: for I must hold my tongue.
Hamlet 1, ii

Come death, hidden, without paine
Let me not thy comming know.
Pt. 2, ch. 38

Come away, come away, death. . .
Twelfth Night, 2, iv.

I desired my Brother that he would cloath me in mans apparell, in one of his suits.
Pt. 2, ch. 49

Were it not better that I did suit me all points like a man, a boar-spear in my hand.
As You Like It. 1, iii.

When the sun shines, he shines upon all.
Pt. 2, ch. 49

This must my comfort be,
The sun that warms you here shall shine on me.
Richard II, 1, iii

The Divell lurkes behind the Crosse.
Pt. 1, ch. 6.; Pt. 2, ch. 33, 47

The devil can quote Scripture for his purpose.
Merchant of Venice, 1, iii

The nearer the Church, the further from God.
Pt. 2. ch. 33

The nearer the church, the further from God.
Promus 92

And thus I clothe my naked villany, and seem a saint when most I play the devil.
Richard III, 1, iii

The night came on, it being about Mid-summer.
Pt. 2, ch. 34

Four nights will quickly dream away the time.
A Mid-summer Night's Dream, 1, i.

The Boat-Swaine gave warning with his whistle to the Slaves, to dis-robe themselves: which was done in a instant.
Pt. 2, ch. 63

Boat-Swaine: Heigh, my hearts! Take in the topsail. Tend to the master's whistle.
Tempest, 1, i.

Statutes not kept are the same as if they were not made.
Pt. 2, ch. 51

The cessation and abstinence to execute these unnecesssry laws do mortify the execution of such as are wholesome.
Note to Queen Elizabeth

In time the rod becomes more mocked than feared.
Measure for Measure, 1, iii

Time out of mind
Pt. 1, ch. 1

Time out of mind
Romeo and Juliet, 1, i

I was so free with him as not to mince the matter.

Thy honesty and love doth mince this matter.
Othello, 2, iii

Without a wink of sleep
Pt. 2, ch. 4

I have not slept one wink.
Cymbeline, 3, iv

What put you in this pickle?
Pt. 1, ch. 5

How cam'st thou in this pickle?
Tempest, 5, i

He's a muddled fool, full of lucid intervals.
Pt. 2, ch. 18

Lucid intervals and happy pauses.
Henry VII

Mum's the word.
Pt. 2, ch. 44

Cry 'mum'.
Merry Wives, 5, ii

They can expect nothing but their labour for their pains.
Pt. 1, ch. 2

I had my labour for my travail.
Troilus, 1, i

Ill luck seldom comes alone.
Pt. 2, ch. 6

When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions.
Hamlet, 4, v

A good name is better than riches.
Pt. 2, ch. 33

He that filches from me my good name robs me of that which not enriches him and makes me poor indeed.
Othello, 3, iii

Murder will out
Pt. 1, ch. 40

Murder will speak
Hamlet, 2, ii

As one egg is like another
Pt. 2, ch. 14

We are almost as like as eggs.
Winter's Tale, 1, ii

Sweet meat must have sowre sauce.
Pt. 2, ch. 10, 65

Being full of your nere cloying sweetnesse
To bitter sawces did I frame my feeding.
Sonnet 118

It will not be amisse to lay somewhat againe my mine eare; for it grieves me very much. One of the goat-herds beholding the hurt, bad him be of good cheere, for he would apply a remedie that should cure it.
Pt. 2, ch. 3

And taking some Rosemary leaves, he hewd them, and after mixed a little salt among them, and applied this medicine to the eare; he bound it up well with a cloth, assuring him that he needed to use no other medicine, as it proved after in effect.
Sylva Sylvarum

He would tell us most punctually the clips of the Sunne and the Moone. "Eclipse it is called, not clips." said Don Quixote.
Pt. 1, ch. 12

The standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfall, or at least, an eclipse, which is a melancholy thing.
Essays, "Of Great Place"

The mortall Moone hath her eclipse indured, and the sad Augurs mock their owne presage.
Sonnet 107

Here my exploits suffer'd a total Eclipse. Here fell my Happiness.
Pt. 2, ch. 33

She hath indured strange eclipse.
History of Henry VII

Pt. 1, ch. 38, 1687 Edition

Northumberland MS

LLL 5, i

Strike while the iron is hot.
Pt. 2, ch. 71

Heat me these irons hot.
King John, 4, i

And their very Wills, like the different Motions of a well regulated Watch, were always subservient to their Unity, and still kept time with one another.
Pt. 1, ch. 33

"Whoever hather her wish, thou hast thy Will . . . Let no unkinde, no faire beseechers kill, Thinke all but one, and me in that one Will.
Sonnet 135

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