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


Who goes to bed, and doth not pray,
Maketh two nights to every day.
George Herbert.—The Temple; Charms and Knots.

Moss bestrowed
Must be their bed; their pillow was unsewed.
Spenser.—The Fairy Queen, Book VI. Chap. IV. Stanza 14.

And spread around the rushes of repose.
Southey.—Madoc, pt. I. III.