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


Causing a man to either vanish and carry away a piece of the house, or else stay at home and fling it all out of the windows.
Swift.—A Tale of a Tub, Sec. 9.

Why it appears no other thing to me, than a foul and pestilent congregation of vapours.
Shakespeare.—Hamlet, Act II. Scene 2. (Hamlet to Guildenstern.)