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


Science is certainty.
Abraham Coles.—The Evangel, Page 5.

Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man’s upper chamber, if he has common sense on the ground floor. But if a man hasn’t got plenty of good common sense, the more science he has the worse for his patient.
Holmes.—The Poet at the Breakfast Table, Chap. V.