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


Had you seen but these roads before they were made,
You’d have held up your hands and bless’d Gen’ral Wade.
Scott.—Tales of my Landlord, Chap. XVIII.

Yes, sir, I am old Will Boniface, pretty well known upon this road, as the saying is.
Farquhar.—Beaux Stratagem, Act I. Scene 1.