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


O, poor charity!
Thou art seldom found in scarlet.
Webster.—The White Devil.

For since kind Heaven with wealth our realm has blest,
Give it to Heaven, by aiding the distrest.
Pope.—The Odyssey, Book XI. Line 426.

Above all things have fervent charity among yourselves: for charity shall cover the multitude of sins.
St. Peter, Chap. iv. Ver. 8.