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


On her white breast a sparkling cross she wore,
Which Jews might kiss, and Infidels adore.
Pope.—Rape of the Lock, Canto II. Line 7.

Near to that spot where Charles bestrides a horse,
In humble prose the place is Charing Cross.
Foote.—Prol. to the Englishman Returned from Paris, Line 12.