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


If the reader pleases to look back, he will find me engaged by a promissory note, to subjoin a Descant upon Creation.
Hervey.—Descant upon Creation.

An acre of Performance is worth the whole land of Promise.
Howell.—Familiar Letters, Book IV. No. 33.