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


A lady with her daughters or her nieces,
Shine like a guinea and seven-shilling pieces.
Byron.—Don Juan, Canto III. Stanza 60.

And when a lady’s in the case,
You know all other things give place.
Gay.—Fable, No. L. Line 41.