|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|I do not set my life at a pins fee.|
Shakespeare.Hamlet, Act I. Scene 4.
|Himself I hold at a hairs worth.|
Homer.The Iliad, Bk. 9. Line 446. (Lord Derby.) Achilles scorning the offer of Agamemnon.
| See, a pin is there,|
A pin a-day will fetch a groat a-year.
King.Art of Cookery, Line 404.
|Pin a dishclout to his tail.|
Swift.Marys Letter to Dr. Sheridan.