|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Never wedding, ever wooing,|
Still a lovelorn heart pursuing,
Read you not the wrong youre doing
In my cheeks pale hue?
All my life with sorrow strewing;
Wed, or cease to woo.
|And still be doing, never done.|
Butler.Hudibras, Part I. Canto I. Line 204.
|Never ending, still beginning.|
Dryden.Alexanders Feast, Verse 5.
|Always filling, never full.|
Cowper.To Rev. W. Bull, Line 73.
|Ever reading, never to be read!|
Pope.The Dunciad, Book III. Line 194.
|Ever learning, and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth.|
2 Timothy, Chap. iii. Ver. 7.
|Still ending, and beginning still.|
Cowper.The Task, Book III. Line 627.