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


Know’st thou the land where bloom the orange bowers,
Where through dark foliage gleam the citron’s dyes?
Mrs. Hemans.—The Last Constantine, Stanza 59.

Know’st thou the land where bloom the citron bow’rs,
Where the gold-orange lights the dusky grove?
Mrs. Hemans.—Mignon’s Song, Page 547.

Know ye the land where the cypress and myrtle
Are emblems of deeds that are done in their clime;
Where the rage of the vulture, the love of the turtle,
Now melt into sorrow, now madden to crime?
Byron.—Bride of Abydos, Canto I. Verse 1.

Know then thyself, presume not God to scan,
The proper study of mankind is man.
Pope.—Essay on Man, Epi. II.

Lord, we know what we are, but know not what we may be.
Shakespeare.—Hamlet, Act IV. Scene 5. (Ophelia to the King.) Davenant.—The Philosopher and Lover ante Ignorance.