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


1.He is a very paramour for a sweet voice.
2.You must say paragon: a paramour is, God bless us, a thing of naught.
Shakespeare.—Midsummer Night’s Dream, Act IV. Scene 2.

Paragon’d o’ the world.
Shakespeare.—King Henry VIII., Act II. Scene 4.