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


You that would sell no man mustard to his beef on the Sabbath, and yet sold hypocrisy all your lifetime.
Beaumont and Fletcher.—Love’s Cure, Act II. Scene 1.

Hypocrisy is a sort of homage that vice pays to virtue.
Fuller.—Rochefoucauld.—See Ramage’s Thoughts from the French, Page 286.

Hypocrisy with smiling grace,
And Impudence with brazen face.
Ed. Moore.—Trial of Selim.