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


The things, we know, are neither rich nor rare,
But wonder how the devil they got there.
Pope.—Epi. to Arbuthnot.

There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,
Than are dreamt of in our philosophy.
Shakespeare.—Hamlet, Act I. Scene 5. (To Horatio, on his surprise at hearing the Ghost cry “Swear!”)