|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|A better man than his father.|
Smarts Horace.Book I. Ode 15.
|The better part of valour is discretion; in the which better part I have saved my life.|
Shakespeare.King Henry IV., Part I. Act V. Scene 4. (Falstaff, after he had fallen down as if dead.)
| Poor Jack, farewell!|
I could have better spared a better man.
Shakespeare.King Henry IV., Part I. Act V. Scene 4. (Prince Henry, who supposed him dead.)