|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|John Wolcot. (17381819)|
| What rage for fame attends both great and small!|
Better be damned than mentioned not at all.
| To the Royal Academicians.|
| No, let the monarchs bags and others hold|
The flattering, mighty, nay, al-mighty gold. 1
| To Kien Long. Ode iv.|
| Care to our coffin adds a nail, no doubt,|
And every grin so merry draws one out.
| Expostulatory Odes. Ode xv.|
| A fellow in a market town,|
Most musical, cried razors up and down.
| Farewell Odes. Ode iii.|