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


O God help me! God help me! how long have you possess’d apprehension?
Shakespeare.—Much Ado About Nothing, Act III. Scene 4. (Beatrice to Margaret.)

The apprehension of the good
Gives but the greater feeling to the worse.
Shakespeare.—King Richard II., Act I. Scene 3. (Bolingbroke to Gaunt.)