|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|As mad as the vexd sea.|
Shakespeare.King Lear, Act IV. Scene 4. (Cordelia.)
|If the winds rage, doth not the sea wax mad,|
Threatning the welkin with his big-swolln face?
And wilt thou have a reason for this coil?
I am the sea.
Shakespeare.Titus Andron., Act III. Scene 1. (Titus to Marcus.)
|The still vexd Bermoothes.|
Shakespeare.The Tempest, Act I. Scene 2. (Ariel to Prospero.)