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


As some tall tower.
Dr. Young.—Night II. Line 683.

As some tall cliff.
Goldsmith.—Deserted Village, Line 189.

He’s of stature somewhat low;
Your hero should be always tall, you know.
Churchill.—The Rosciad, Line 1029.

The varlet’s a tall man, afore heaven!
Ben Jonson.—Every Man in his Humour, Act IV. Scene 9.