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


I saw and heard, for such a numerous host
Fled not in silence through the frighted deep;
With ruin upon ruin, rout on rout,
Confusion worse confounded.
Milton.—Paradise Lost, Book II. Line 993.

There is confusion worse than death.
Tennyson.—The Lotos Eaters. Choric, Verse 6.