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


As one who in his journey bates at noon,
Though bent on speed.
Milton.—Paradise Lost, Book XII. Line 1.

When I was at home, I was in a better place;
But travellers must be content.
Shakespeare.—As You Like It, Act II. Scene 4. (Touchstone to Rosalind.)

Cheerful at morn he wakes from short repose,
Breathes the keen air, and carols as he goes.
Goldsmith.—The Traveller, Line 185.