|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Soldiers are perfect devils in their way:|
When once theyre raised, theyre cursed hard to lay.
Gay.Epi. XI. last Lines.
| Tis the soldiers life|
To have their balmy slumbers waked with strife.
Shakespeare.Othello, Act II. Scene 3. (The Moor to Desdemona.)