|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|See all the monsters; the great lion of all, Don.|
Ben Jonson.The Alchemist, Act IV. Scene 1.
|Of all our antic sights and pageantry,|
Which English idiots run in crowds to see.
Dryden.The Medal, Line 1.
| And to show the sharpness of their sight towards objects that are near, I have been much pleased with observing a cook pulling a lark, which was not so large as a common fly; and a young girl threading an invisible needle with invisible silk.|
Swift.Gullivers Voyage to Lilliput, Chap. VI.