|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
| It were all one|
That I should love a bright particular star,
And think to wed it, he is so above me.
Shakespeare.Alls Well that Ends Well, Act I. Scene 1. (Helena, solus, expressing her love for Bertram.)
|And lo, the star, which they saw in the east, went before them, till it came and stood over where the young child was.|
St. Matthew, Chap. ii. Ver. 9.
|Look, the unfolding star calls up the shepherd.|
Shakespeare.Measure for Measure, Act IV. Scene 2. (The Duke to the Provost.)
|The star that bids the shepherd fold,|
Now the top of heaven doth hold.
Milton.Comus, in the first scene.
|Breathed in a flower, or sparkled in a star.|
Fenton.To Lady M. C. Harley.