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


Monuments, like men, submit to fate.
Pope.—Rape of the Lock, Canto III. Line 172.

A famous history, to be enroll’d
In everlasting monuments of brass.
Spenser.—Fairy Queen, Book III. Canto IX. Verse 50.

Monuments themselves memorials need.
Crabbe.—The Borough, Letter II.; and Juvenal, Sat. X. Line 146.