|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Off goes his bonnet to an oyster wench.|
Shakespeare.King Richard II., Act I. Scene 4. (The King to Aumerle with reference to Bolingbroke.)
|Off with his head! so much for Buckingham.|
Colley Cibber.Altered by him from Shakespeare.
|For Somerset, off with his guilty head!|
Shakespeare.King Henry VI., Part III. Act V. Scene 5. (King Edward.)
|1. If they have done this deed, my noble lord.|
2. If!thou protector of this damned strumpet,
Talkst thou to me of ifs?Thou art a traitor:
Off with his head!
Shakespeare.King Richard III., Act III. Scene 4. (Gloster to Hastings.)