|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|His fair large front, and eye sublime, declard|
Absolute rule: and hyacinthine locks,
Round from his parted forelock, manly hung
Clustering, but not beneath his shoulders broad.
Milton.Paradise Lost, Book IV. Line 300.
|And this was thought the highest post,|
For, rule the rump, you rule the roast.
Swift.Answer to Dr. Delany.
|He is unfit to manage public matters,|
Who knows not how to rule at home his household.
Ford.The Fancies, Act V. Scene 1.