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


Like a crane or a swallow so did I chatter.
Isaiah, Chap. xxxviii. Ver. 14.

I chatter, chatter, as I flow
To join the brimming river,
For men may come and men may go,
But I go on for ever.
Tennyson.—The Brook. (Moxon’s Selection of his Works, Page 119, Ed. 1865.)