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


When snow the pasture sheets.
Shakespeare.—Antony and Cleo., Act I. Scene 4. (Cæsar to Antony.)

White as chaste, and pure
As wind-fann’d snow.
Beaumont and Fletcher.—The Two Noble Kinsmen, Act V. Scene 1.

A snow of blossoms, and a wild of flowers.
Tickell.—Kensington Gardens.