|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Thou liest, thou thread, thou thimble!|
Away thou rag, thou quantity, thou remnant!
Shakespeare.Taming of the Shrew, Act IV. Scene 3. (Petruchio to the Tailor.)
|No error near his shop-board lurkd;|
He knew the folks for whom he workd;
Still to their size he aimd his skill:
Else, prithee, who would pay his bill?
Prior.Alma, Canto I. Line 182.
|Never trust a tailor that does not sing at his work.|
Beaumont and Fletcher.Knight of the Burning Pestle, Act II. Scene 8.