much ado

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  • Which all who have no heart will think to contain much ado about nothing. Cited from The History of Tom Jones, a foundling, H. Fielding
  • After that he had much ado to keep me off my feet. Cited from Heralds of Empire, by Agnes C. Laut
  • Don't let them crowd up around me, or make too much ado. Cited from Darkness and Daylight, by Mary J. Holmes
  • I stayed here about five weeks, and indeed had much ado to get away then. Cited from Moll Flanders, by Daniel Defoe
  • And with much ado I got him to a fire, and went myself home. Cited from Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson
  • I know some people will only laugh at it, and call it much ado about nothing. Cited from The Water-Babies by Charles Kingsley
  • After much ado this was done, and they were brought on board. Cited from Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII, by Robert Kerr
  • In a word, there's much ado about nothing in the whole of it. Cited from An Outcast, by F. Colburn Adams
  • What is this 'Society' of which you all make so much ado? Cited from Second Thoughts of An Idle Fellow, by Jerome
  • I have much ado to believe that any thing you have to say can be more surprising. Cited from The Arabian Nights Entertainments, Vol. 1, by Anon
  • It were better to herself, as well as for me, that she had not made so much ado about nothing. Cited from Clarissa, Volume 5 (of 9), by Samuel Richardson
  • The first time we had five thousand crowns out of him, though he made much ado about it. Cited from The White Company, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • He makes much ado before he can get suited with a boarding house. Cited from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe V4[Raven Edition]
  • Then home, and with much ado to find a way, nor any sleep all this night to me nor my poor wife. Cited from The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Lord Braybrooke/Editor
  • Chapter iii -- Which all who have no heart will think to contain much ado about nothing. Cited from The History of Tom Jones, a foundling, H. Fielding
  • They have much ado to save the piece from being sent to the Devil. Cited from A Righte Merrie Christmasse, by John Ashton
  • And so, before many days were over, I had taken my place without much ado as one of the crew. Cited from Kilgorman, A Story of Ireland in 1798, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • They had much ado to persuade their Indian friends to go on with them. Cited from French Pathfinders in North America, by William Henry Johnson
  • Indeed, Peters often has much ado to keep his energy under control. Cited from Success With Small Fruits, by E. P. Roe
  • A father once, whose sons were two, For each a gift had much ado. Cited from Fables of La Fontaine, by Jean de La Fontaine
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