|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Let Observation, with extensive view,|
Survey mankind from China to Peru;
Remark each anxious toil, each eager strife,
And watch the busy scenes of crowded life.
Dr. Johnson.Vanity of Human Wishes, Line 1.
|For he is but a bastard to the time,|
That doth not smack of observation.
Shakespeare.King John, Act I. Scene 1. (The Bastards soliloquy.)