|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|He comes, the herald of a noisy world,|
With spatterd boots, strappd waist, and frozen locks;
News from all nations lumbering at his back.
Cowper.The Task, Book IV. Line 5.
|He whistles as he goes, light-hearted wretch,|
Cold and yet cheerful: messenger of grief
Perhaps to thousands, and of joy to some.
Cowper.The Task, Book IV. Line 12.