|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind;|
The thief doth fear each bush an officer.
Shakespeare.King Henry VI., Part III. Act V. Scene 6. (Gloster to King Henry.)
|Or in the night, imagining some fear,|
How easy is a bush supposed a bear!
Shakespeare.Midsummer Nights Dream, Act V. Scene 1. (Theseus to Hippolyta.)