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


Would God my lord were with the prophet that is in Samaria! for he would recover him of his leprosy.
2 Kings, Chap. v. Ver. 3.

He that of greatest works is finisher
Oft does them by the weakest minister;
So Holy Writ in babes hath judgement shown
When Judges have been babes.
Shakespeare.—All’s Well that Ends Well, Act II. Scene 1. (Helena to the King.)