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


I was the boy for bewitching ’em.
Kenney.—A Song in the Opera of Matrimony, Act II. Scene 1.

Ah! happy years! once more, who would not be a boy?
Byron.—Childe Harold, Canto II. Stanza 23.

Yet who would be a boy, a girl, again?
James Montgomery.—The Pelican Island, Canto 7.