|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|With hearts resolved, and hands prepared,|
The blessings they enjoy to guard.
Smollett.Leven Water, last lines.
| Give thee my blessing? No, Ill neer|
Give thee my blessing; Ill see thee hangd first;
It shall neer be said I gave thee my blessing.
Beaumont and Fletcher.The Knight of the Pestle, Act I. Scene 4.
|A cornucopia of blessings.|
De Quincey.The Incognito.