|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Shall I lay perjury upon my soul?|
No, not for Venice.
Shakespeare.Merchant of Venice, Act IV. Scene 1.
| At lovers perjuries,|
They say, Jove laughs.
Shakespeare.Romeo and Juliet, Act II. Scene 2.
|Sworn on every slight pretence,|
Till perjuries are common as bad pence;
While thousands, careless of the damning sin,
Kiss the books outside who neer look within.
Cowper.Expostulation, Line 386.