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


Enough to press a royal merchant down.
Shakespeare.—Merchant of Venice, Act IV. Scene 1. (The Duke of Venice.)

Enough to weigh a nation down.
Churchill.—The Duellist, Book I. Line 52.

Enough, and more than enough.
Dr. Parr.—In his Spital Sermon; and Horace to his patron Mæcenas.

We gape, we grasp, we gripe, add store to store;
Enough requires too much; too much craves more.
Quarles.—Book II., No. II. Line 7. (Epigrams.)