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


Oh that I had wings like a dove! for then would I fly away, and be at rest.
Psalm lv. Ver. 6.

I would I could become your buzzing bee, and so enter into your cave, penetrating the ivy and the fern with which you are covered in.
Banks’s Theocritus.—Page 18, Idyll 3.