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


Who teach the mind its proper force to scan,
And hold the faithful mirror up to man.
Lloyd.—The Actor.

To hold, as ’twere, the mirror up to nature; to shew virtue her own feature, scorn her own image, and the very age and body of the time his form and pressure.
Shakespeare.—Hamlet, Act III. Scene 2.