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


He drew a dial from his poke;
And, looking on it with lack-lustre eye,
Says, very wisely, “It is ten o’clock;”
“Thus we may see,” quoth he, “how the world wags.”
Shakespeare.—As You Like It, Act II. Scene 7. (Jaques to Duke S.)