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


The innocent delight he took
To see the virgin mind her book,
Was but the master’s secret joy
In school to hear the finest boy.
Swift.—Cadenus and Vanessa, Line 550.

And gladly would he learn and gladly teach.
Chaucer.—Prol. To the Clerk’s Tale, Line 310.