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


A divinity resides within my breast.
Ovid.—IV. Pontic Epi. (Riley’s Trans., 433.)

There is a Deity within us.
Ovid.—The Fasti, Book VI. Line 5 (Riley’s Trans.)

There’s a Divinity that shapes our ends,
Rough-hew them how we will.
Shakespeare.—Hamlet, Act V. Scene 2. (Hamlet to Horatio.)

There is divinity in odd numbers,
Either in nativity, chance or death.
Shakespeare.—Merry Wives of Windsor, Act V. Scene 1. (Falstaff to Mrs. Quickly.)