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


Who borrow much, then fairly make it known
And damn it with improvements not their own.
Dr. Young.—Love of Fame, Sat. III. Line 23.

The borrow’d Majesty of England.
Shakespeare.—King John, Act I. Scene 1. (Chatillon to the King.)

Neither a borrower nor a lender be:
For loan oft loses both itself and friend;
And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry.
Shakespeare.—Hamlet, Act I. Scene 3. (Polonius to Laertes.)

Borrowing from Peter to pay Paul.
Cicero.—To Atticus, V. 1.