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


And was so proud, that should he meet
The twelve apostles in the street,
He’d turn his nose up at them all,
And shove his Saviour from the wall.
Churchill.—The Duellist, Book III. Line 129. On William Warburton.

Proud setter-up and puller-down of kings.
Shakespeare.—King Henry VI., Part III. Act III. Scene 3.