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


That skull had a tongue in it, and could sing once.
Shakespeare.—Hamlet, Act V. Scene 1. (Hamlet to Horatio.)

Remove yon skull from out the scatter’d heaps:
Is that a temple where a God may dwell?
Why, even the worm at last disdains her shatter’d cell!
Byron.—Childe Harold, Canto II. Stanza 5.