|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|And fade away suddenly like the grass.|
In the morning it is green and groweth up;
But in the evening it is cut down, dried up, and withered.
Psalm xc. Verses 5, 6.
|For a short season have I been like a summer plant; suddenly have I sprung up, suddenly have I withered.|
Rileys Plautus.The Pseudolus, Act I. Scene 1, Page 258.