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


Awake, Æolian lyre, awake!
Gray.—Progress of Poesy, Line 1.

Awake, arise, or be for ever fallen!
Milton.—Paradise Lost, Book I. Line 330.

Awake up, my glory; awake, lute and harp!
Psalm lvii. Verse 9.

Awake my St. John! leave all meaner things
To low ambition, and the pride of kings.
Pope.—Essay on Man, Line 1.

My fairest, my espoused, my latest found,
Heaven’s last best gift, my ever new delight!
Milton.—Paradise Lost, Book V. Lines 18, 19. (Adam to Eve.)

I would meet my Creator awake.
Maria Theresa.—The Empress of Austria on her death-bed. (From Alison’s History of Europe, Chap. IX. S. 48.)