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


As mad as the vex’d sea.
Shakespeare.—King Lear, Act IV. Scene 4. (Cordelia.)

If the winds rage, doth not the sea wax mad,
Threat’ning the welkin with his big-swoll’n face?
And wilt thou have a reason for this coil?
I am the sea.
Shakespeare.—Titus Andron., Act III. Scene 1. (Titus to Marcus.)

The still vex’d Bermoothes.
Shakespeare.—The Tempest, Act I. Scene 2. (Ariel to Prospero.)