|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|A vineyard is beautifully laden with ripe clusters, which a little boy is watching as he sits at the hedgerows; and around him two foxes; one is roaming up and down the rows, spoiling the ripe grapes.|
Bankss Theocritus.Idyll I. Page 3.
|Take us the foxes, the little foxes, that spoil the vines; for our vines have tender grapes.|
Canticles, Chap. II. Verse 15; quoted by Mr. Banks.