|Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes. 1916.|
| The title of knight, on the back of a knave, is like a saddle upon a sow.|
| Titles of honor are like impressions on coin, which add no value to gold and silver, but only render brass current.|
|Titles and birth, like diamonds from the mine,|
Must by your worth be polishd ere they shine.