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


He was his only neighbour.
Buckley’s Translation of Sophocles’ Tragedy of Philoctetes, Page 310.

None but himself can be his parallel.
Theobald.—Play of “The Double Falsehood.”

And, but herself, admits no parallel.
Massinger.—The Duke of Milan, Act IV. Scene 3.

She is herself, compared with herself:
For, but herself, she hath no companion.
Machin.—The Dumb Knight, Act I. Scene 1.

And may they know no rivals but themselves.
Ben Jonson.—Sejanus, Act III. Scene 1.

Take this from me,
None but thyself could write a verse for thee.
R. Brideoake.—On Ben Jonson’s Death.

No Like. We’ll be ourselves similitude.
Suckling.—Brennoralt, Act IV.

To me, there is none like you but yourself.
From the Address of a grateful Hindoo to Sir William Jones; Lord Teignmouth’s Memoir of Sir William’s Life.