|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|I tell you that, if these should hold their peace, the stones would immediately cry out.|
St. Luke, Chap. xix. Ver. 40.
|I hold it truth with him who sings|
To one clear harp in divers tones,
That men may rise on stepping-stones
Of their dead selves to higher things.
Tennyson.In Memoriam, I. Verse 1.
|For the stone shall cry out of the wall, and the beam out of the timber shall answer it.|
Habakkuk, Chap. ii. Ver. 11.
|What, worst of villains! for thou on thy part wouldst enrage the temper even of a stone.|
Buckleys Sophocles.(dipus Tyr., Page 13.)
| But were I Brutus,|
And Brutus Antony, there were an Antony
Would ruffle up your spirits, and put a tongue
In every wound of Cæsar, that should move
The stones of Rome to rise and mutiny.
Shakespeare.Julius Cæsar, Act III. Scene 2. (Antony to the Citizens.)