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


When wounds are mortal they admit no cure.
Pomfret.—The Fortunate Complaint.

’Tis not so deep as a well, nor so wide as a church door; but ’tis enough, ’twill serve.
Shakespeare.—Romeo and Juliet, Act III. Scene 1. (Mercutio after being wounded by Tybalt.)

Give salves to every sore, but counsel to the mind.
Spenser.—The Fairy Queen, Book VI. Canto VI. Verse 5.