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


’Tis good in every case, you know,
To have two strings unto your bow.
Churchill.—The Ghost, Book IV.

’Tis true, no lover has that power
T’ inforce a desperate amour,
As he that has two strings t’ his bow,
And burns for love and money too.
Butler.—Hudibras, Part III. Canto I. Line 1.