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


He that wold not when he might,
He shall not when he wold-a.
Anonymous.—The Baffled Knight, 2 Percy Rel. 363.

But sure ’tis pleasant as we walk, to see
The pointed finger—hear the loud That’s he,
On every side.
Persius.—Sat. I. Line 27; and there is a story of Demosthenes himself having confessed that he had taken great pleasure in hearing a tankerwoman say as he passed, “This is that Demosthenes!”

Ah ’tis sweet among the thickest
To be found out, and pointed at by name.
Wolcot.—Ode 15, A.D. 1786.