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


Who can believe with common sense,
A bacon slice gives God offence;
Or, how a herring hath a charm
Almighty vengeance to disarm?
Wrapt up in majesty divine,
Does he regard on what we dine?
Swift.—Epigram from the French.