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


Thou liest in reputation sick.
Shakespeare.—King Richard II., Act II. Scene 1. (Gaunt to the King.)

How difficult is it to save the bark of reputation from the rocks of ignorance.
Petrarch.—His Life by Mrs. Dobson, Vol. I. Page 303.

At an assembly at Bath there was a number of ladies of rank chiefly remarkable for the delicacy of their reputation.
Life of Sheridan, by G. G. S.

Bankrupt in fortune and reputation.
Sheridan.—The School for Scandal, Act I. Scene 1.