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


A long-tongued, babbling gossip!
Shakespeare.—Titus Andronicus, Act IV. Scene 2. (Aaron to Demetrius.)

For my part, I can compare her to nothing but the sun; for, like him, she takes no rest, nor ever sets in one place but to rise in another.
Dryden.—Marriage à la Mode, Act I. Scene 1.