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  • Thankes ifaith, for silence is onely commendable In a neats tongue dri'd, and a maid not vendible. Cited from The Complete Shakespeare's First Folio
  • The effect of my intent is to crosse theirs: They doe it but in mocking merriment, And mocke for mocke is onely my intent. Cited from The Complete Shakespeare's First Folio
  • You shallow censures; sometime see you not In greatest perills some men pleasant be, Where fame by death is onely to be got, They resolute, so stands the case with me; Where other men, in depth of passion cry, I laugh at fortune, as in iest to die. Cited from Minor Poems of Michael Drayton, by Michael Drayton
  • He obteined that all strangers were forbidden to trade any more into Russia, and that the passage and trade to all the Emperors Northern coasts and countries, from the Wardhouse to the riuer of Ob should be onely free to the English nation. Cited from Principal Navigations, V4, by Richard Hakluyt
  • For this Play at this time, is onely in The mercifull construction of good women, For such a one we shew'd 'em: If they smile, And say twill doe; I know within a while, All the best men are ours; for 'tis ill hap, If they hold, when their Ladies bid 'em clap. Cited from Henry VIII, by William Shakespeare
  • We may be our owne Justice: he that loses His Creadit (deere as life) through doubt or faintness Is guilty of a doble death, his name dies; He is onely pious that preserves his heire His honour when he's dead. Cited from A Collection of Old English Plays, Vol. II, by Various
  • Then, whilst we chant out thine immortal praise, Our offerings shall be onely sprigs of bays; And if our tears will needs their brinks out-fly, We'l weep them forth into an elegy, To tell the world, how deep fates wounded wit, When Atropos the lovely Lovelace hit! Cited from The Lucasta Poems, by Richard Lovelace
  • His intellect is not replenished, hee is onely an animall, onely sensible in the duller parts: and such barren plants are set before vs, that we thankfull should be: which we taste and feeling, are for those parts that doe fructifie in vs more then he. Cited from The Complete Shakespeare's First Folio
  • Nor Denyall Of Preferment Secondly, that to be neglected, and unpreferred by the publique favour, is not a Punishment; because no new evill is thereby on any man Inflicted; he is onely left in the estate he was in before. Cited from Leviathan, by Thomas Hobbes
  • But that would be onely in the lesse important Arguments, and the Meaner Sort of Bookes: else distilled Bookes are like Common distilled Waters, Flashy Things. Cited from On The Art of Reading, by Arthur Quiller-Couch
  • Cape Cod is the next presents it selfe; which is onely a headland of high hils of sand, ouergrowne with shrubbie pines, hurts, and such trash; but an excellent harbor for all weathers. Cited from Great Epochs in American History, Vol. II, Ed. by Francis W. Halsey
  • It taketh away from him his Authority, in whose power it is onely, to Bless and Curse; not to Curse wickedly, as Mr. Badman, but justly, and righteously, giving by his Curse to those that are wicked, the due Reward of their deeds. Cited from Life and Death of Mr. Badman, by John Bunyan
  • In the mid way betweene Tenerif and the Iland of Madera standeth a litle solitarie Iland called the Saluages, which may bee about one league in compasse, which hath neither tree nor fruit, but is onely food for Goates. Cited from Principal Navigations, V6, by Richard Hakluyt
  • Which makes thy tongue to blazon thy hearts griefe: But as I haue a soule, I sweare by heauen, I neuer knew of this most horride murder: But Hamlet, this is onely fantasie, And for my loue forget these idle fits. Cited from The Tragedie of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, by George MacDonald
  • Oh, then be not so proud because th' art fayre, Vertue is onely the ritch gift of God: Let not selfe-pride thy vertues name impayre, Beate not greene youth with sharpe repentance rod: A fiend, a monster, a mishapen divel; Vertues foe, vyces friend, the roote of evill. Cited from The Affectionate Shepherd, by Richard Barnfield