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


As from the wing no scar the sky retains;
The parted wave no furrow from the keel;
So dies in human hearts the thought of death.
Dr. Young.—Night I. Line 430.

The way of an eagle in the air; the way of a ship in the midst of the sea.
Solomon.—Proverbs, Chap. xxx. Ver. 19. Without making any impression; Bacon.—On Henry VII.