|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|He knew whats what, and thats as high|
As metaphysic wit can fly.
Butler.Hudibras, Part I. Canto 1. Line 149.
|Let evry man enjoy his whim;|
Whats he to me, or I to him?
Churchill.The Ghost, Book IV.
|What will Mrs. Grundy say?|
Morton.Speed the Plough, Act I. Scene 1.
|Whats done cannot be undone.|
Shakespeare.Macbeth, Act V. Scene 1. (Lady Macbeth walking and talking in her sleep.)
| Things without all remedy|
Should be without regard; whats done is done.
Shakespeare.Macbeth, Act III. Scene 2. (Lady Macbeth to her husband.)
|Whats done cannot be now amended.|
Shakespeare.King Richard III., Act IV. Scene 4. (To Queen Elizabeth.)
|An evil done is past all cure.|
Homer.The Iliad, Book IX, Line 294. (Earl Derby.)
|Whats Hecuba to him, or he to Hecuba?|
Shakespeare.Hamlet, Act II. Scene 2. (After his interview with Rosencrantz and Guildenstern.)
| Whats there in a name;|
Propensity to vice in both the same.
|Whats in a name? that which we call a rose,|
By any other name would smell as sweet.
Shakespeare.Romeo and Juliet, Act II. Scene 2. (Juliet to Romeo.)
|Who hath not ownd with rapture-smitten frame,|
The power of grace, the magic of a name?
Campbell.The Pleasures of Hope, Part II.
|She wasbut words would fail to tell thee what:|
Think what a woman should be, and she was that.
|But wouldst thou know whats heavn? Ill tell thee what:|
Think what thou canst not think, and Heaven is that.
Quarles.Book V. Epig. XIV.