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


This hour they worship, and the next blaspheme.
Dr. Garth.—The Dispensary, Canto III. Line 42.

With my body I thee worship.
Prayer Book.—Matrimony.

[The word worship, here means “honor;” with my body I thee honour.—See Dr. Trench on this phrase in his “English Past and Present,” Lecture 4.]

The servant therefore fell down and worshipped him.
St. Matthew, chap. xviii. ver. 26.

[Here also the servant honoured his master and besought him to have patience with him and he would pay the debt; a very different thing indeed from paying adoration to him.]