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


Here, hand me down the statute—read the articles—swear—kiss the book—subscribe, and be a hero: sixpence a-day, subsistence and arrears.
Farquhar.—The Recruiting Officer.

He stands erect; his slouch becomes a walk;
He steps right onward, martial in his air,
His form, and movement.
Cowper.—The Task, Book IV. Line 639.