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


You shall see a beautiful quarto page, where a neat rivulet of text shall meander through a meadow of margin.
Sheridan.—School for Scandal, Act I. Scene 1.

Every page having an ample marge,
And every marge enclosing in the midst
A square of text, that looks like a little blot.
Tennyson.—Idylls of the King, Vivien.

The meandering of a current hastening through pleasant fields.
Smart’s Horace.—Art of Poetry.

If I had his name,
I’d print it in text letters.
Middleton.—The Roaring Girl, Act I. Scene 1.