|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|I was born, sir, when the crab was ascending, and all my affairs go backward.|
Congreve.Love for Love, Act II. Scene 1.
|Born in a cellar, and living in a garret.|
Foote.The Author, Act II.
|Born in the garret, in the kitchen bred,|
Promoted thence to deck her mistress head.
Byron.A Sketch, Line 1.
|Born in thy house, and in thy service bred,|
Nursd in thy arms, and at thy table fed.
|Born not for ourselves, but for our friends,|
Our country, and our glory.
Randolph.The Muses Looking-glass, Act III. Scene 1.
|I was born to other things.|
Tennyson.In Memoriam. CXIX. v. 3.
|Born of one mother in one happy mould,|
Born at one burden in one happy morn.
Spenser.Faerie Queen, Book IV. Canto II. Stanza 41.