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


What does he say, John—eh? I am hard of hearing.
Garrick.—Lethe, Act I.

Like the deaf adder that stoppeth her ears; which refuseth to hear the voice of the charmer: charm he never so wisely.
Psalm lviii. Ver. 4. (Prayer Book Version.)