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


Unless you yield for better or for worse:
Then the she-Pegasus shall gain the course;
And the grey mare will prove the better horse.
Prior.—Epil. to Lucius.

Then all shall be set right, and the man shall have his mare again.
Dryden.—Love Triumphant, Act III. Scene 2.

The man shall have his mare again.
Shakespeare.—A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Act III. Scene 2. (Puck.)