|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|All men are bores, except when we want them. There never was but one man whom I would trust with my latch-key.|
Holmes.The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table, Chap. I.
|Got the ill name of augurs because they were bores.|
Lowell.A Fable for Critics, Line 55.