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


Stands midway between Heathenism and Christianity. It rose out of Heathenism as twilight out of night and melted into Christianity as twilight into morning.
Anonymous.—Ecce Homo, Ch. 23.

There was a twilight before the dawn, and a dawn before the morning, and a morning before the day.
W. E. Gladstone.—On our Savior’s commissions to the Apostles and to the Disciples. See his remarks on “Ecco Homo,” Pa. 89.