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


Prodigious actions may as well be done
By weaver’s issue, as by prince’s son.
Dryden.—Absalom and Achitophel, Part I. Line 638.

Actions of the last age, are like almanacs of the last year.
Denham.—The Sophy.

His actions speak much stronger than my pen.
Churchill.—The Candidate, Line 106. (Of John Wilkes.)