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


Hard unkindness’ alter’d eye,
That mocks the tear it forced to flow.
Gray.—Eton College, Verse 8.

Sharp-tooth’d unkindness.
Shakespeare.—King Lear, Act II. Scene 4. (To Regan.)

Unkindness may do much,
And his unkindness may defeat my life,
But never taint my love.
Shakespeare.—Othello, Act IV. Scene 2. (Desdemona lamenting Othello’s unkindness.)

Drink down all unkindness.
Shakespeare.—Merry Wives of Windsor, Act I. Scene 1. (Page to Falstaff.)

Give me a bowl of wine—
In this I bury all unkindness, Cassius.
Shakespeare.—Julius Cæsar, Act IV. Scene 3. (Brutus to Cassius after their quarrel and reconciliation.)