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


Escape for thy life; look not behind thee, neither stay thou in all the plain;—But his wife looked back from behind him, and she became a pillar of salt.
Genesis, Chap. xix. Verses 17, 26.

Lest life should fail in looking back.
Tennyson.—In Memoriam, 45, v. 1.