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


1.Is breakfast ready, mine host?
2.It is, my little Hebrew.
Anonymous.—The Merry Devil of Edmonton. Last Scene.

Then to breakfast with what appetite you have.
Shakespeare.—King Henry VIII., Act III. Scene 2. (The King to his Lords, but frowning at Wolsey.)

Their breakfast so warm, to be sure they did eat,
A custom in travellers mighty discreet.
Prior.—Downhall, a ballad.