Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.


Hath not a Jew eyes? hath not a Jew hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions?
Shakespeare.—Merchant of Venice, Act III. Scene 1. (Shylock to Salarino.)

1.He left his old religion for an estate, and has not had time to get a new one.
2.But stands like a dead wall between church and synagogue, or like the blank leaves between the Old and New Testament.
Sheridan.—The Duenna, Act I. Scene 3.

He was a Jew, and turned Catholic; but in his heart he is still as much a Jew as ever Pilate was: for, they say, he abjured for interest.
Le Sage.—Gil Blas, Book VI. Chap. I.

I thank thee, Jew, for teaching me that word.
Shakespeare.—Merchant of Venice, Act IV. Scene 1. (Gratiano to Shylock.)

There’s no living without these Israelites. I am an absolute bankrupt with every Christian creature.
O’Brien.—Cross Purposes, Act I. Scene 1.