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


In maiden confidence she stood,
Though mantled in her cheek the blood,
And told her love with such a sigh
Of deep and hopeless agony.
Scott.—Lady of the Lake, Canto IV. Stanza 18.

If ever you betray what you are intrusted with, you forfeit my malevolence for ever; and your being a simpleton shall be no excuse for your locality.
Sheridan.—The Rivals, Act I. Scene 2.