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


Keep together here, lest, running thither,
We unawares run into danger’s mouth.
Milton.—Samson Agonistes.

Out of this nettle danger we pluck this flower, safety.
Shakespeare.—King Henry IV., Part I. Act II. Scene 3. (Hotspur reading a Letter of caution.)

This flower of wifely patience.
Chaucer.—The Clerk’s Tale, Part V. Line 8795.