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


Let the galled jade wince; our withers are unwrung.
Shakespeare.—Hamlet, Act III. Scene 2. (Hamlet to his Uncle, who begins to feel the offence of the play.)

Let’s meet, and either do or die!
Beaumont and Fletcher.—The Island Princess.

Let us do or die!
Burns.—Scots wha hae, &c., Verse 6. Campbell.—Ontalozzi’s Death Song.

Let us, then, be up and doing,
With a heart for any fate:
Still achieving, still pursuing,
Learn to labour and to wait.
Longfellow.—Psalm of Life, Verse last.