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


A pamper’d menial drove me from the door,
To seek a shelter in an humbler shed.
The Rev. T. Moss.—Gent. Mag. Vol. LXX. Page 41.

Warn’d by the languor of life’s evening ray,
At length have housed me in an humble shed.
Dr. Young.—Night IX. Line 11.

Where the rude Carinthian boor
Against the houseless stranger shuts the door.
Goldsmith.—The Traveller, Line 3.

Ye find no rude inhospitable swain,
Who drives the stranger from his door away.
Wheelwright.—Pindar, XI. Olymp. Ode, Line 23.

No surly porter stands in guilty state,
To spurn imploring famine from the gate.
Goldsmith.—The Deserted Village, Line 105.

Last the sire and his three sons,
With their four wives; and God made fast the door.
Milton.—Paradise Lost, Book XI.