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


I appeal unto Cæsar.
St. Paul, answering for himself before Festus. Acts of the Apostles, Chap. xxv. Ver. 11.

I have heard of a judge who, upon the criminal’s appeal to the dreadful day of judgment, told him he had incurred a premunire for appealing to a foreign jurisdiction.
Swift.—The Drapier’s Letter to Viscount Molesworth.