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


The Lord is my shepherd: therefore can I lack nothing. He shall feed me in a green pasture; and lead me forth beside the waters of comfort.
Psalm xxiii. Verses 1, 2. See Addison’s beautiful Paraphrase on the same, Spectator, No. 441.

Thou wast wont to lead the stag to new pastures, and to the streams of running waters.
Riley’s Ovid, Met., Page 349.

Lord of the lion heart and eagle eye!
Smollett.—Ode to Independence.

Lord of useless thousands.
Pope.—Moral Essays, Epi. III. Line 314.

Lord of himself—that heritage of woe!
Byron.—Lara, Canto I. Stanza 2.

I see the lords of human kind pass by.
Goldsmith.—The Traveller, Line 328.

And there began a lang digression
About the lords o’ the creation.
Burns.—The Twa Dogs.