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


Why, look you, how you storm!
I would be friends with you, and have your love.
Shakespeare.—Merchant of Venice, Act I. Scene 3. (Shylock to Antonio.)

In a troubled sea of passion toss’d.
Milton.—Paradise Lost, Book X. Line 718.

Anger is like
A full-hot horse; who, being allow’d his way,
Self-mettle tires him.
Shakespeare.—King Henry VIII., Act I. Scene 1. (Norfolk to Buckingham.)

Never anger
Made good guard for itself.
Shakespeare.—Antony and Cleopatra, Act IV. Scene 1. (Mecænas to Cæsar.)

You shall see—I’ll sweeten her, and she’ll cool like a dish of tea.
Colley Cibber.—The Careless Husband, Act IV. Scene 1.

And to be wroth with one we love
Doth work like madness in the brain.
Coleridge.—Christabel, Part II.