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


We gentlemen, whose chariots roll only upon the four aces, are apt to have a wheel out of order.
Sir John Vanbrugh.—The Provoked Husband, Act II., by Cibber.

On the four aces doom’d to roll.
Churchill.—The Duellist, Book I. Line 68.