|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|With indented wave,|
Prone on the ground.
Milton.Paradise Lost, Book IX. Line 496.
|He is a very serpent in my way.|
Shakespeare.King John, Act III. Scene 3. (The King to Hubert.)
|A serpent that will sting thee to the heart.|
Shakespeare.King Richard II., Act V. Scene 3. (York to Bolingbroke.)
|What, wouldst thou have a serpent sting thee twice?|
Shakespeare.Merchant of Venice, Act IV. Scene 1. (Shylock to Bassanio.)