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


Now, good digestion wait on appetite,
And health on both!
Shakespeare.—Macbeth, Act III. Scene 4. (To his Lady.)

A good digestion to you all: and, once more,
I shower a welcome on you; welcome all.
Shakespeare.—King Henry VIII., Act I. Scene 4. (Wolsey.)

Things sweet to taste, prove in digestion sour.
Shakespeare.—King Richard II., Act I. Scene 3. (Gaunt to the King.)

Unquiet meals make ill digestions.
Shakespeare.—Comedy of Errors, Act V. Scene 1. (The Abbess to Adriana.)