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


What is the worst of woes that wait on age?
What stamps the wrinkle deeper on the brow?
To view each loved one blotted from life’s page,
And be alone on earth, as I am now.
Byron.—Childe Harold, Canto II. Stanza 98.

Pros.What wert thou if the king of Naples heard thee?
Fer.A single thing as I am now.
Shakespeare.—The Tempest, Act I. Scene 2.

When musing on companions gone,
We doubly feel ourselves alone.
Scott.—Marmion, Introduction to Canto II.

She lived all alone, in a house by herself.
Longfellow.—Hyperion, Book I. Canto II.

Nobody with me at sea but myself.
Goldsmith.—The Haunch of Venison, Line 60.

The time never lies heavy upon him; it is impossible for him to be alone.
Addison.—Spectator, No. XCIII. See title “Leisure.”

It is not good that man should be alone.
Genesis, Chap. ii. Ver. 18.

Alone, alone, all, all alone,
Alone in a wide, wide sea.
Coleridge.—The Ancient Mariner, Part IV.