Reference > Quotations > Grocott & Ward, comps. > Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.
Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
See, how she leans her cheek upon her hand!
O, that I were a glove upon that hand,
That I might touch that cheek!
        Shakespeare.—Romeo and Juliet, Act II. Scene 2.
  [Oh, that I were a flea upon that lip!—Shirley; The School of Compliments. Oh, that I were a veil upon that face!—S. Marmion; The Antiquary, Act II. Scene 1. See Dodsley’s Coll. of Old Plays, Vol. X. p. 26.]  2
On the cold cheek of death smiles and roses are blending,
And beauty immortal awakes from the tomb.
        Beattie.—The Hermit, Verse 6, last Lines.
Click here to shop the Bartleby Bookstore.

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2015 · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors