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


Fame points the course, and glory leads the way.
Pye.—Alfred, Book III. Line 202.

A field of glory is a field for all.
Pope.—The Dunciad, Book II. Line 32.

The paths of glory lead but to the grave.
Gray.—Elegy, Verse 9.

We carved not a line, we raised not a stone,
But we left him alone in his glory!
Wolfe.—On Sir John Moore.

His glory now lies buried in the dust.
Quarles.—Book I. No. IX. Verse 5.

Glory grows guilty of detested crimes.
Shakespeare.—Love’s Labour’s Lost, Act IV. Scene 1. (Princess to a Forester.)

Glory, built
On selfish principles, is shame and guilt.
Cowper.—Table Talk, Line 1.

Glories like glow-worms, afar off shine bright,
But look’d at near have neither heat nor light.
Webster.—The White Devil. (Flamineo to Hortensio,) and the same sentiment is found in his Duchess of Malfi, Act IV. Scene 2.